NEW COOL RULE TO BE ENFORCED AT RETAIL LEVEL

BOSTON -- While retailers may shift the burden of labeling products by country of origin onto suppliers, enforcement of the new COOL rule will take place at the retail level, officials with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and National Fisheries Institute said during a seminar at the International Boston Seafood Show.Retailers will have to keep a complete paper trail at their fingertips in the event

BOSTON -- While retailers may shift the burden of labeling products by country of origin onto suppliers, enforcement of the new COOL rule will take place at the retail level, officials with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and National Fisheries Institute said during a seminar at the International Boston Seafood Show.

Retailers will have to keep a complete paper trail at their fingertips in the event of an audit, officials said, noting that authorities could ask store representative

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