USDA SEEKS INPUT ON COUNTRY-OF-ORIGIN LABELS

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Aug. 9 closed the period for accepting written comments, information and data regarding voluntary country-of-origin labeling guidelines mandated by the 2002 Farm Bill. According to the Produce Marketing Association, the comments would supplement the opinions already submitted by various stakeholders. In particular, USDA is interested in receiving

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Aug. 9 closed the period for accepting written comments, information and data regarding voluntary country-of-origin labeling guidelines mandated by the 2002 Farm Bill. According to the Produce Marketing Association, the comments would supplement the opinions already submitted by various stakeholders. In particular, USDA is interested in receiving comments on how best to implement provisions for certain commodities, including beef, pork, l

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