Thune and Tester sponsor mandatory COOL bill for beef

Thune and Tester sponsor mandatory COOL bill for beef

Two U.S. Senators have introduced a bill to reestablish mandatory country-of-origin labeling for beef.

Senators John Thune of South Dakota, a Republican, and Jon Tester of Montana, a Democrat, say they have reinserted “beef” and “ground beef” in the current so-called M-COOL law that requires country of origin labels for meat from chickens, sheep, goats and deer.

Their bill would delay implementation for Mandatory COOL for beef for up to 12 months after enactment to allow the U.S.

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