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The Food Marketing Institute (FMI), National Grocers Association (NGA), United Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Association (UFFVA), National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, National Pork Producers Council, and National Fisheries Council have announced that they are working together to create a voluntary country-of-origin labeling (COOL) program. The goal is to develop a replacement for the mandatory labeling program that was passed in the 2002 farm bill.
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