US appeals court rejects re-hearing of challenge to COOL

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia refused to re-hear a meatpacker lawsuit challenging USDA’s country-of-origin meat-labeling rules, said Feedstuffs. The lawsuit dates from 2013, when the labeling rules, the second iteration by USDA, took effect. They require labels on package of beef, pork and chicken meat that say where the animals yielding… » Read More

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