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Center for Agricultural and Shale Law Posts Agriculture Law Weekly Review

The latest installment of the Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law’s Agriculture Law Weekly Review is now available. Topics...

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Ranchers sue to require country-of-origin labeling

Written by: Amie Alexander, JD/MPS Candidate, William H. Bowen School of Law   A coalition representing farmers filed suit against the...

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Center for Agricultural and Shale Law Posts Agricultural Law Weekly Review

The latest installment of the Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law’s Agricultural Law Weekly Review is now available.  Topics...

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Center for Agricultural and Shale Law Posts Agricultural Law Weekly Review

The latest installment of the Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law’s Agricultural Law Weekly Review is now available.  Topics...

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Congress repeals COOL after WTO rulings

After more than a decade battle, Congress repealed a Country of Origin Labeling Law (COOL) in December, according to a NBC...

WTO authorized $1B COOL retaliation

  • December 8, 2015

Posted December 8, 2015 The World Trade Organization (WTO) has authorized Canada and Mexico to place tariffs on over $1...

Stabenow proposes voluntary COOL

  • June 25, 2015

Posted June 25, 2015 Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D., Mich.) released a draft proposal which would remove beef and pork mandatory...

House votes to repeal COOL

  • June 12, 2015

Posted June 12, 2015 The House of Representatives has voted to repeal country-of-origin labeling (COOL) for beef, pork, and chicken,...

WTO Rejects Cool Appeal, House Rejects COOL

–> Posted May 20, 2015 The World Trade Organization (WTO) has rejected a U.S. appeal of its decision that country-of-origin labeling...

COOL Not Economically Beneficial, USDA Study

–> Posted May 6, 2015 Country-of-origin labeling (COOL) is not beneficial for American consumers, according to a Food Safety News article...

COOL Lawsuit Dismissed

  • February 11, 2015

Posted February 11, 2015 The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has dropped their U.S. country of origin...

Senators Making Efforts to Keep COOL

  • October 8, 2014

Posted October 8, 2014 On Monday, a group of 32 U.S. Senators urged Sen. Barbara Mikulski and Richard Shelby to...

Cattle Groups Pleased with Cool Appeal

  • August 6, 2014

Posted August 6, 2014 The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled that required meat producers to label...

Groups Urge Congress to Take Action on Cool Dispute

  • June 30, 2014

Posted June 30, 2014 A broad coalition of industries is urging Congress to take action on the U.S. Country of...

NFU Submits Testimony to Congress on Country of Origin Labeling

Posted May 13, 2014   The National Farmers Union (NFU) recently submitted additional testimony to the U.S. House Agriculture Subcommittee on...

NPPC Testifies Before Congress on Country of Origin Labeling and Deadly Pig Virus

Posted May 5, 2014   The National Pork Producers Council recently testified before Congress on two issues impacting its industry –...

Appeals Court Vacates COOL Ruling, Full Court to Rehear Case

  • April 8, 2014

Posted April 8, 2014   The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals recently vacated the March 28 ruling denying the American Meat...

Appeals Court Upholds Country of Origin Labeling

  • April 1, 2014

Posted April 1, 2014   On Friday, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the meat industry’s request for an injunction...