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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor

Sunday 01/26/14

COOL Backers Continue Lobby Efforts
Groups that support leaving country-of-origin meat labeling untouched have been making a final push over the weekend to discourage farm-bill conferees from changing the language.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 3:19PM CST 01/26/14 by Chris Clayton | Post a Comment
Comments (2)
Why are some people so afraid of openness and honesty?
Posted by Bonnie Dukowitz at 6:01AM CST 01/27/14
It is not the openness and honesty that the processors and their talking heads are concerned with, it is the paperwork and process they don't want. And if you look at it, the process of keeping track of what came from where and label it right would be an undertaking. And if the public liked knowing where their food came from it might make the processors purchase US beef, if that is what the customers want, which would cost them more. Just like in congress, it always comes to where the dollars rule.
Posted by CRAIG MOORE at 9:19AM CST 01/27/14
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