August 1st, 2014
Victory in Defending Country-of-Origin Labeling!
By George Kimbrell, Senior Attorney and Aurora Paulsen, Legal Fellow
In 2002, the United States passed a new “Country of Origin Labeling” law, known as COOL, requiring retailers like supermarkets to apply origin labels to a variety of foods, including vegetables, fruits, and certain cuts of unprocessed meat.
COOL is intended to help U.S. consumers identify the country (or countries)food products were produced in…