Industry Groups Work Out COOL Plan

WASHINGTON A compromise provision in the U.S. House Agriculture Committee's 2007 Farm Bill proposal addresses several problems in the mandatory country-of-origin labeling requirements for beef, pork and lamb, according to representatives from the processing and ranching trade groups. While several legislative hurdles remain for the bill, the compromise provision was claimed as a victory by both advocates

WASHINGTON — A compromise provision in the U.S. House Agriculture Committee's 2007 Farm Bill proposal addresses several problems in the mandatory country-of-origin labeling requirements for beef, pork and lamb, according to representatives from the processing and ranching trade groups.

While several legislative hurdles remain for the bill, the compromise provision was claimed as a victory by both advocates and opponents of the labeling laws, and industry sources told SN that th

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