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Country-of-Origin Labeling for Foods: Current Law and Proposed Changes

Description: Federal law requires most imports, including many food items, to bear labels informing the “ultimate purchaser” of their country of origin. Various bills have been introduced to impose expanded country-of-origin labeling requirements on meats and on several other agricultural products. Such proposals have attracted attention for a number of reasons. One is that they are viewed (by some advocates) as a way to help U.S. producers dealing with low farm prices. Also, some perceive that food products from certain countries might pose greater risks than those from the United States.
Date: March 27, 2001
Creator: Becker, Geoffrey S
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Peanuts: Policy Issues

Description: No Description Available.
Date: January 19, 2001
Creator: Jurenas, Remy
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sugar Policy Issues

Description: No Description Available.
Date: April 13, 2001
Creator: Jurenas, Remy
Item Type: Report
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Agricultural Export and Food Aid Programs

Description: This report discusses projected agricultural imports and exports for FY2001, as well as legislation that deals with federal programs in support of agricultural exports and federal aid dedicated to farms and agricultural reform.
Date: May 30, 2001
Creator: Hanrahan, Charles E.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Food and Drug Administration: Selected Funding and Policy Issues

Description: This report discusses funding and policy issues regarding the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which is responsible for ensuring the safety of foods, drugs, medical devices, cosmetics, and other products.
Date: February 27, 2001
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department