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A COOL New Rule

By Alison Rogers

Tags: food and agricultural policy,

Soon, you’ll be seeing a new label on fresh meat, poultry, fish, fruits and vegetables, peanuts and certain nuts in your supermarket. Country of origin labeling will be mandatory beginning Sept. 30, with a few exceptions. Click here for a report from Consumers Union that includes the good and bad news about the new rule, as well as which products require labels and which do not. What do you think? Victory for consumers everywhere, or pointless strain on processors?