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US / http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2015/jul/02/facebook-posts/canadian-hog-farmers-and-congress-want-repeal-cons/

"The House of Representatives just voted 300-131 to remove ‘country-of-origin labeling’ on chicken, pork, and beef sold in the U.S." — Facebook posts on Monday, June 29th, 2015 in social media posts.



Localism & Food Choice Options


Where does ur food come from, is it stated on the label?

What sort of environmental production protections are there (e.g., degree of pesticide/fungicide/miticide/herbicide etc-cide)?

What worker rights or child labor laws are in place in whatever country the product comes from?


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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Country_of_Origin_Labeling

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Made_in_USA

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_food_labeling_regulations

https://www.ams.usda.gov/rules-regulations/cool

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Non-tariff_barriers_to_trade (GATT - WTO, NAFTA)



NYT / 2007 -- Labels Lack Food’s Origin Despite Law


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