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WASHINGTON -- A group of 10 food associations, representing virtually every fresh-food category affected by the pending country-of-origin labeling legislation, signed a statement describing proposed voluntary guidelines as "providing product origin information without burdening anyone with added costs."tion for two years for most categories. In comments to the press, Daschle noted the recent controversial

WASHINGTON -- A group of 10 food associations, representing virtually every fresh-food category affected by the pending country-of-origin labeling legislation, signed a statement describing proposed voluntary guidelines as "providing product origin information without burdening anyone with added costs."

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