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Under the Agridome
Philip Shaw DTN Columnist
Fri May 24, 2013 01:24 PM CDT

What is the difference between beef cattle born in Canada, but raised and slaughtered in the U.S. versus beef cattle born, raised and slaughtered in the United States? At the end of the day, it is just beef, the great-tasting meat that many of us can't get enough of. Needless to say, Canadian beef producers buckled last week as the USDA issued a final rule modifying their country-of-origin labeling (COOL) to try to fit within World Trade Organization rules.

Of course, there is a big difference of opinion on the subject, depending on who you are. In Canadian cattle country, ...

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