Addressing Beef Origin Labeling Practices

Dan Beef, Cattle


The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) has reaffirmed its policy supporting voluntary country-of-origin labeling. The NCBA Executive Committee unanimously approved efforts to work with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety Inspection Service to address the agency’s longstanding policy on geographic origin statements. NCBA’s Ethan Lane says it centers around the use of product labels.

Lane explains what the next step in the overall process is.