In advance of today’s Senate hearing on U.S. country of origin labeling, Mexican and Canadian officials sent separate letters to Senator Pat Roberts (R-KS) and Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chairman and ranking member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, stating that a full repeal of COOL is the only option.
H.R. 6233, Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012
The Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012, provides risk management tools to those producers currently exposed to drought conditions.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 6233 on August 2, 2012 by a vote of 223-197, and referred the bill to the U.S. Senate.