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What Now for Meat Labels?
Fri Nov 21, 2014 12:58 PM CST

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. is running out of options in its effort to tell consumers where fresh cuts of meat originated after a successful challenge to package labeling by Canada and Mexico.

A 2008 farm law requires that packages of steaks, ribs and other cuts of meat identify where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered. A label might say the meat was "born in Canada, raised and slaughtered in the United States" or "born, raised and slaughtered in the United States."

The World Trade Organization agreed more than once with Canada and Mexico that the labels give the ...

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