House votes to repeal COOL

The House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to scrap country-of-origin labeling for beef, chicken and pork.

The congressional action comes after the World Trade Organization issued a final ruling last month declaring COOL rules to be discriminatory to Canada and Mexico, opening a path for those two countries to seek retaliatory tariffs.

In a statement, FMI president and CEO Leslie Sarasin expressed support for the House action on COOL.

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