Today, House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway (R-TX) rejected the latest recommendation to establish a generic mandatory label option, an option typically referred to as a “Product of North America” label, should the U.S. lose its World Trade Organization (WTO) appeal regarding country of origin labeling (COOL) in the coming weeks.
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.