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  • Meat Industry Hits Out Over US COOL Proposal

    March 12th, 2013

    Meat producers in Canada and the US have reacted furiously to the US government's proposal for changes to its country-of-origin labelling (COOL) laws.

    The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) published a proposed rule to modify its COOL legislation on Friday.  The rule would modify the labelling provisions for muscle-cut commodities to require the origin destinations to include information about where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered and remove the allowance for co-mingling of muscle cuts.

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