Restore and Expand Mandatory Country of Origin Labeling


After a World Trade Organization dispute, US requirements for mandatory country of origin labeling (MCOOL) for beef and pork were repealed by Congress in 2015. MCOOL is also not required for eggs, dairy, and processed seafood such as canned tuna. Expanding and clarifying MCOOL regulations will restore market integrity and fair competition for US producers, while allowing consumers to make fully informed purchasing decisions.

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