Country of origin labeling hasn’t been getting much attention in the
Participants in the Live Cattle Marketing Committee at the Beef Industry Summer Conference in
Collin Woodall, NCBA executive director for legislative affairs, says COOL has been low on the agenda in Washington DC since USDA’s final rule took effect in March, as the economy and other priorities take precedence. He adds that the industry does not have any good data to indicate how the law has affected beef or cattle prices in the
The impact on our NAFTA trading partners, however, is more clear, said Canadian and Mexican representatives at the meeting.
According to the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA), COOL has forced prices lower for fed cattle shipped to the