WASHINGTON (DTN) -- Five more senators have become cosponsors of a bill to repeal mandatory country-of-origin labeling for beef, pork and chicken and to establish a voluntary labeling program.
The bill was introduced by Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., and Senate Agriculture Committee ranking member Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich. Both spoke on the bill on the Senate floor Monday and a coalition of groups announced their support for it.
The senators who became cosponsors over the weekend are Sens. Bob Casey, D-Pa., Mike Rounds, R-S.D., Patty Murray, D-Wash., Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., and Senate Finance Committee ranking member Ron Wyden, D-Ore.
Including Hoeven ...