Food Regulation, Food Labeling, Import Regulation

USDA Requirements for Implementing Mandatory Country of Origin Labeling

Simply put, mandatory country of origin labeling (COOL) requires specified food retailers to inform their customers of the country of origin of covered commodities. The Federal requirements for mandatory COOL stem from the 2002 Farm Bill, which amended the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 to add...
Warren P. Preston
Soo Kim
Choices magazine, a publication of the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association