FMI Critiques COOL After WTO Ruling

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Food Marketing Institute criticized the Country of Origin Labeling Law’s financial weight on the food industry after the World Trade Organization upheld its ruling that the law violates one of the articles of its Technical Barriers to Trade and noted it has a “detrimental impact on imported livestock.”

COOL’s record-keeping and verification requirements cause a burden on suppliers more than they provide informat

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