Canada says U.S. senators are wrong about voluntary meat labeling

Canada’s agriculture minister, Gerry Ritz, said two U.S. senators are wrong to say their proposal for a voluntary country-of-origin label (COOL) for beef, pork and chicken is similar to the “Product of Canada” label available in his country. “A voluntary regime as they propose does not require legislation,” Ritz said in a statement. Canada’s food-inspection agency… » Read More

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