|U.S. meat labels to detail animal’s origin; Canada, Mexico raise concern|
The Washington Post - 5/24/2013. By Peter Whoriskey - New USDA regulations are the latest move in a trade dispute that has pitted U.S. consumer groups, which favor the labels, against free-trade advocates, who say the regulations are biased against cattle and pork from Canada and Mexico.
|New rules for labeling meat go into effect in US|
US News & World Report - 5/23/2013. By M. L. Johnson, AP - New federal labeling rules that went into effect on Thursday require labels on cuts of meat to say where the animal was born, raised and slaughtered. Earlier USDA rules only required labeling with countries of origin; the new label will specify, for instance, "Born in Canada, raised and slaughtered in the United States."