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NFU Doubts Cattle Import Basis
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Thu Jan 22, 2015 02:02 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- Canadian and Mexican cattle were not discriminated against because of country-of-origin labels, according to a new study contracted by the National Farmers Union looking at USDA mandatory price reporting data for cattle.

National Farmers Union is one of the biggest defenders of mandatory country-of-origin labeling for meat. The group argues USDA should continue to pursue a rewrite of the rules that would allow COOL to remain in effect.

The U.S. faces potential retaliatory actions from Canada and Mexico after the two countries have won multiple rulings from the World Trade Organization. A WTO panel ruled last October ...

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