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Cattle groups sue USDA, claiming that U.S. law requires COOL for beef, pork

June 20, 2017 at 5:07 PM
U.S. cattle groups are asking a U.S. district court to vacate the Agriculture Department's beef-labeling regulations because they do not mandate that all imported beef labels show countries of origin, which the groups claim is a violation of U.S. law. R-CALF USA and the Cattle Producers of Washington filed a complaint on June 19 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington, claiming that changes the USDA made to its labeling requirements in response to Congress' repeal...

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