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USDA announces final ‘Product of USA’ rule

March 12, 2024 at 6:22 PM
The Agriculture Department this week announced a final rule for its voluntary “Product of USA” and “Made in the USA” labeling programs, saying they will cover only products from animals that were born, raised, slaughtered and processed in the U.S. -- and rejecting concerns that rule might clash with U.S. trade commitments. Under current rules, meat packers can put labels on any animal product that has been processed in the U.S., regardless of the animal’s origin. USDA last March issued...

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