GROUPS OPPOSE COUNTRY-OF-ORIGIN LABELS

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Supermarket lobbyists are fighting a congressional attempt to include in an upcoming farm bill a proposal to require country-of-origin labeling for produce at the point of sale.The measure, H.R. 2602, sponsored by Rep. Sonny Bono, R-Calif., is the most recent of numerous attempts to push such a labeling requirement through Congress. It is one of a laundry list of agricultural proposals

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Supermarket lobbyists are fighting a congressional attempt to include in an upcoming farm bill a proposal to require country-of-origin labeling for produce at the point of sale.

The measure, H.R. 2602, sponsored by Rep. Sonny Bono, R-Calif., is the most recent of numerous attempts to push such a labeling requirement through Congress. It is one of a laundry list of agricultural proposals being championed for inclusion in a catch-all farm bill, which might surface af

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