Franken Pushes Origin Labeling For Dairy Products

Law360, New York (April 15, 2011, 4:03 PM EDT) -- Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., and other senators on Thursday introduced a bill that would extend mandatory country-of-origin labeling to dairy products, aimed to aid family farms and consumers alike.

Franken — along with Sens. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio; Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y.; Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y.; and Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. — unveiled S. 831 in a move to boost consumer awareness and allow domestic dairy farmers to distinguish their products from imported products in the marketplace. The bill seeks to amend the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 so that...
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