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Perdue: USDA considering WTO-compliant COOL rule

March 4, 2020 at 5:27 PM
The Agriculture Department is considering new rules for labeling meat that would not run afoul of the World Trade Organization, which struck down a previous country-of-origin labeling law, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Wednesday. During a House Agriculture Committee hearing on the state of the rural economy, Perdue was asked by Rep. Roger Marshall (R-KS) about what he called “misleading” labels on imported meat that identify some as American products despite only minor processing or repackaging in the U.S...

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