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Country Of Origin Labeling

Food labeling proponents praise U.S. appeal of trade ruling

Food labeling proponents praise U.S. appeal of trade ruling

The battle to inform American consumers about where their meat comes from is headed for another round after a U.S. notice to appeal was filed Friday.

November 29, 2014 12:15 amLoading…
Guest view: Of course we want to know where our food comes from

Guest view: Of course we want to know where our food comes from

Just more than 100 years ago, our family farm was homesteaded by Laura Etta Smalley Bangs, my husband Jeff’s great-grandmother. It’s hard to imagine setting up a homestead out on the rugged northern plains of Montana. The constant fight with the elements and the distance from town made it a …

September 30, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Court rejects food labeling challenge

The meatpacking industry has failed to block a federal law requiring food labels that tell consumers whether their meat came from the United States.

March 28, 2014 5:15 pmLoading…

Guest opinion: COOL makes sense for U.S. ranchers, consumers

It has been a long 12-year roller coaster ride to get Country of Origin Labeling for meat enacted and actually implemented. After our COOL law was challenged by Canada and Mexico in the World Trade Organization, the Obama Administration countered with an even stronger labeling requirement – …

July 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Horns come out over food-labeling dispute

Horns come out over food-labeling dispute

The federal government wants to give consumers more information about where their meat comes from, but the U.S. meat industry is crying bull.

July 11, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Many in Wyoming applaud new meat-labeling decision

CASPER, Wyo. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture will increase the amount of information consumers see on packages of meat.

May 27, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Tester: Shoppers should know where food comes from

Tester: Shoppers should know where food comes from

The World Trade Organization is crying foul over U.S. efforts to identify where America’s food comes from, but Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., and others are asking the federal government to stand its ground.

January 31, 2013 10:30 pmLoading…

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