On the Record: Trade Advocates, Cattlemen Have Beef with Meat Labeling Rules
2 Pages Posted: 17 Aug 2015
Date Written: 2015
Texas, as the nationâ€™s top cattle producer, has a stake in regulations governing beef sales. Besides meat products, federal Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) rules cover labeling of fresh fish, fruits, vegetables and nuts. Colin Woodall, National Cattlemenâ€™s Beef Association senior vice president of government affairs, discusses requirements for labeling designed, in part, to provide consumers with information about the source of foods they prepare.
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