The U.S. Cattlemen’s Association joined the National Farmers Union, the American Sheep Industry Association, and the Consumer Federation of America in a joint letter sent Oct. 29 to U.S. House and Senate Farm Bill conferees, voicing strong support for U.S. Country of Origin Labeling (COOL). In the letter, the organizations opposed any attempt to make modifications through the farm bill to the underlying COOL law or to U.S. Department of Agriculture regulations which became final in late May. . . .
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