LATEST NEWS FROM COOL

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14:56PM Mar 06, 2020

Perdue Nixes Revival Of mCOOL, Suggests Voluntary Labels

Greg Henderson
Editorial Director

In his State of the Rural Economy testimony before Congress this week, Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue said USDA is working to develop a voluntary label for beef products that will

11:20AM Feb 18, 2020

COOL, Packers To Clash In N.M. Court

Greg Henderson
Editorial Director

A pair of lawsuits filed in New Mexico charge the nation's four largest meatpackers are misleading consumers with false labels on beef products.

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19:50PM Dec 03, 2019

USCA Says Producers, Consumers Deserve 'Accurate Labels'

Drovers news source
AgWeb Contributor

The U.S. Cattlemen's Association calls for "accurate meat labels" and noted they have asked FSIS to use certain labeling claims to be used exclusively for cattle "born, raised and slaughtered"

13:54PM Dec 03, 2019

NCBA Seeks Clarity, Consistency in Beef Origin Labeling Practices

Drovers news source
AgWeb Contributor

NCBA says it will work with the USDA's Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) to address the Agency’s longstanding policy on geographic origin statements for beef.

16:17PM Oct 31, 2019

USCA; NCBA Release Statements about South Dakota Labeling Legislation

Katie James
AgWeb Contributor

This week South Dakota Senators John Thune (R-SD) and Mike Rounds (R-SD) introduced a bill to amend the Federal Meat Inspection Act to modify requirements that meat is labeled “Product

09:29AM Oct 01, 2019

Commentary: ‘Get In The Freaking Ark!'

Kacy Atkinson
AgWeb Contributor

Fifth-generation Wyoming rancher Kacy Atkinson says it’s time for cattlemen to stop the infighting and begin to understand the real issues affecting the beef industry.

15:03PM Jan 31, 2019

Trade, COOL, Japan: Kent Bacus On NCBA Policy Priorities On AgriTalk

Sara Brown
Livestock and Production Editor

“There's no other market that can absorb the beef volume and the value of what we're selling into Japan,” said Kent Bacus, NCBA director of trade and market access. “We