US Set To Finalize Meat Labeling Rule

Law360, New York (December 10, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The White House is reportedly expected to finalize a controversial new rule that will require meat sold in large American grocery stores to be labeled with its country of origin, while Canada gears up to challenge the rule before the World Trade Organization.

Country-of-origin labeling is already required by an interim rule that went into effect in September. A spokesman for the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Wednesday that the department expects the White House to make the rule, which it submitted to the White House...
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