April 1, 2014

Meat industry loses attempt to block Country-of-Origin Labeling

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia is allowing Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) of the born, raised and slaughtered production step on meat to continue. COOL took effect last year, but the meat industry had tried to block the rule. Today, the court denied a preliminary injunction against enforcing COOL and found that the meatpacking industry’s efforts were “unlikely to succeed on the merits of its claims.” Read More

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