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Washington Insider -Wednesday
Wed Mar 5, 2014 06:18 AM CST

Here's a quick monitor of Washington farm and trade policy issues from DTN's well-placed observer.

Chairman Lucas Pessimistic About Future of Country of Origin Labeling

During a recent interview with Oklahoma Farm Report radio program, House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas, R-Okla., predicted that the United States would lose the pending case against its country of origin labeling rules for meat and meat products.

The COOL rules were part of the 2004 farm bill but were challenged at the World Trade Organization by both by Canada and Mexico, and were found to run counter to international ...

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