WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan bill, H.R. 2332, introduced into Congress July 31, is also calling for front-panel labeling of frozen produce with its country of origin.
Sponsored by Rep. Terry Everett, R-Ala., and 34 members of Congress, the bill is backed by the American Alliance for Honest Labeling here and the Alabama Farmers Federation. H.R. 2332 gives manufacturers 18 months to move country-of-origin information to the front of the package.
A spokesman for Everett said the re