Meat Groups Say Farm Bill Won't Quell Labeling Fight

Law360, New York (January 28, 2014, 2:14 PM EST) -- Meat and poultry groups from the U.S. and Canada on Monday voiced their staunch opposition to the newly unveiled farm bill, with each side citing the legislation's failure to resolve an ongoing trade dispute surrounding U.S. meat labeling rules that involves the two countries and Mexico.

The five-year farm bill package revealed Monday by congressional negotiators leaves unaltered the U.S. country of origin labeling regulation that the U.S. Department of Agriculture recently amended to comply with an adverse World Trade Organization ruling faulting the original labeling...
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