Western Ag Reporter

Labeling Limbo: Product of the USA or Product of Timbuktu?

By Mayzie Purviance

County of Origin Labeling (COOL) has been a widely debated topic over the past few years, and it seems as if may consumers want to know it their beef is a product of cattle that are, to quote the great Bruce Springsteen, "Born in the USA."

Sen. Daines Request to investigate Beef Packers

March 19, 2020

Dear Attorney General Barr and Assistant Attorney General Delrahim:

We write to urge the Department of Justice to investigate continued allegations of ("meat packer") price fixing within the cattle market and to examine the current structure of the beef meatpacking industry for compliance with U.S. Antitrust law.