Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Mon Oct 20, 2014 08:06 PM CDT

Views in Congress Vary on COOL

What's next in the tangled, litigious 12-year running soap opera known as Country-of-Origin Labeling?

Congress declined to change COOL in the 2014 farm bill. House members blame the Senate for blocking any changes in COOL until the WTO completed its work. An appeal of the ruling on Monday likely could stretch out any possible retaliatory actions by Canada until late 2015. By then, either the Obama administration could draft yet another rule and leave it to the next administration to defend or Congress could opt to kill or change the rule.

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