PRODUCE LABEL OPPONENTS BOOSTED BY REPORT

WASHINGTON -- A country-of-origin labeling requirement for produce at the retail level could change the way retailers and others involved in the production and distribution of produce do business, thereby affecting their costs and consumer choice, the General Accounting Office said in its long-awaited report on the controversial subject.Such a law would also be difficult and costly to enforce and

WASHINGTON -- A country-of-origin labeling requirement for produce at the retail level could change the way retailers and others involved in the production and distribution of produce do business, thereby affecting their costs and consumer choice, the General Accounting Office said in its long-awaited report on the controversial subject.

Such a law would also be difficult and costly to enforce and could have adverse trade implications, according to the report, Fresh Produce: Potential

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