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COOL supporters push for appeal

October 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Meat labeling advocates are urging an appeal of The World Trade Organization’s ruling that the U.S. had failed to bring its of country-of-origin labeling regulations fully in line with international fair trading rules, saying they st…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Foes in meat label issue face off online

December 8, 2013 in Uncategorized

By South Dakota Ag Connection

A battle has occurred over what’s cool online.

Make that “COOL,” as in country-of-origin labeling for meat.

J. Dudley Butler, former administrator of the USDA Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Admin…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Foes in meat label issue face off online

December 8, 2013 in Uncategorized

By South Dakota Ag Connection

A battle has occurred over what’s cool online.

Make that “COOL,” as in country-of-origin labeling for meat.

J. Dudley Butler, former administrator of the USDA Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Admin…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

SD senators defend pieces of farm bill

May 23, 2013 in The Daily Republic

South Dakota’s U.S. senators are working to defend what they believe are crucial parts of a would-be new farm bill as it faces a barrage of amendments on the Senate floor this week and possibly into next week. Continue Reading

Where’s the beef from? USDA considers law requiring Country of Origin Labeling

March 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Ever wonder if the beef on your dinner plate came from America or from abroad? COOL, or Country of Origin Labeling, could make it easier to trace where meat sold in the U.S. came from if the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s proposed labeling law is approved because it would require labels on muscle cuts of beef and other meats to specify where the animal was born, raised and slaughtered. Continue Reading