Ag Policy Blog
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Sun May 19, 2013 09:09 AM CDT

As members of the House and Senate Agriculture Committees seek to repeal mandatory country-of-origin labeling, backers tout a new survey from the Consumer Federation of America citing that 90% of Americans favor labeling the origin of meat.

The survey gave a needed injection of support to backers of country-of-origin labeling, or COOL. According to the CFA poll of 1,000 people, 87% favor, "strongly or somewhat" a label that would require retailers to label the country or country in which animals were born, raised and processed. Slightly more people backed a label that also noted the fact that the meat was ...

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