New U.S. Labelling Rules Applauded

After months of concern and frustration over new country-of-origin labelling rules being formulated in the U.S., the Canadian government has lauded the final regulations.

Published: Wednesday, 01/14/2009 12:00 am EST
Last Updated: Tuesday, 05/26/2015 12:23 pm EDT

After months of concern and frustration over new country-of-origin labelling rules being formulated in the U.S., the Canadian government has lauded the final regulations. Both Trade Minister Stockwell Day and Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz said in a statement on Monday that the American COOL regulations provide a level playing field for Canadian agricultural producers. It will also strengthen the integrated North American livestock industry by providing flexibility on labelling requirements for American and Canadian meat from animals brought together during a production run.

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