Tag Archives: Country of Origin Labeling

Organizations Seek Preliminary Injunction Against COOL Labeling

As part of a lawsuit filed seeking to block implementation of a mandatory country-of-origin labeling (“COOL”) rule finalized by the U.S. Department of Agriculture … Continue reading

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Meat and Livestock Organizations Challenge USDA COOL Rule

Eight organizations representing the U.S. and Canadian meat and livestock industries filed suit in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia … Continue reading

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Final COOL Rule Will Increase Cost Burdens on Independent Grocers

The National Grocers Association (NGA) expressed its strong frustration over a rule change, effective immediately, that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) finalized … Continue reading

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Country-of-Origin Labeling Rule Harm U.S. Agriculture, says AMI

A USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) decision to finalize a March 12 proposed rule on country-of-origin labeling (COOL) for meat and poultry products with … Continue reading

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FMI Opposes USDA’s Unreasonably Burdensome COOL Rule

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) submitted comments today to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that criticize the scope of labeling required by proposed changes … Continue reading

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FMI Argues USDA COOL Rule Increases Burdens on Food Retailers and Consumers

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) Regulatory Counsel Erik Lieberman made the following statement today on the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) proposed rule that further … Continue reading

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USDA Proposes to Amend Country of Origin Labeling

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has issued a proposed rule to modify the labeling provisions for muscle cut commodities covered under the Country … Continue reading

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Food Retail Industry Applauds WTO Ruling on COOL

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) issued the following statement today from Regulatory Counsel Erik Lieberman regarding the World Trade Organization’s Dispute Settlement Panel Report … Continue reading

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