USMCA: No Pathway Forward for Beef Labeling

Dan Beef, Industry News Release

The U.S. Cattlemen’s Association expressed disappoint a new trade deal between the U.S., Mexico and Canada does not include a viable pathway forward for country-of-origin labeling on U.S. beef products. The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Free Trade Agreement, or USMCA, will replace the North American Free Trade Agreement. U.S. Cattlemen’s Association President Kenny Graner says the organization is “disappointed that the Administration turned …

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R-CALF Looking for COOL in NAFTA

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release, Trade

R-CALF is hopeful the details of the U.S.-Mexico announcement as part of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations will include country-of-origin meat labeling. R-CALF, a long-time supporter of COOL, in a statement by its CEO said: “We hope that a further release of details will show that COOL will be required for Mexican beef and beef from Mexican …


Agri View: Cattlemen COOL Legal Battle

Dan Agri View, Beef, Cattle

Everett Griner talks about why the cattlemen are fighting the COOL legal battle. Everett explains why they lost this round in the courts in today’s Agri View. Cattlemen COOL Legal Battle Violation of the the Country of Origin Label (COOL) has cost producers in one location of the country a lot of money. One section is the only location they …


Coalition Pushing for COOL in NAFTA for Beef and Pork

Dan Beef, Exports/Imports, Industry News Release, Pork

The Coalition for a Prosperous America is urging the U.S. to include Country-of-Origin Labeling (COOL) for beef and pork in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Negotiations. Coalition member, R-CALF, says in a news release that reinstatement of COOL labeling will help U.S. consumers “to find safer food alternatives and will also help to boost domestic agriculture.” R-CALF points …

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Agri View: Efforts to Enact COOL

Dan Agri View, Beef

Everett Griner talks about efforts still being made to enact COOL in today’s Agri View. Everett looks into what happened with it to begin with, and what is currently being done to try to bring it back. Efforts to Enact COOL Mention the word COOL and most people think of being comfortable. I mean Country of Origin Labeling. People wanting …