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Tuesday, November 26, 2013
New German coalition seeks stricter rules on GMO-fed meat labelling
November 26, 2013 Germany may seek stricter rules on GMO meat labelling Germany may seek tougher regulations in the EU, including the implementation of the labelling of meat from farm animals that are fed genetically-modified organisms (GMO ...
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
US, Canada discuss country of origin labelling
November 19, 2013 US, Canada discuss country of origin labelling   Cattle producers from North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Kansas and Colorado together with Canadian ranchers discussed US country of origin labelling (COOL) at Agribition ...
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
EU rejects full country-of-origin meat labelling plans
October 16, 2013 EU rejects full country-of-origin meat labelling plans     The European Commission (EC) has dropped the proposal for full country-of-origin labelling (COOL) from birth on all EU meat products.   Instead, labelling would be ...
Thursday, October 10, 2013
American Meat Institute seeks withdrawal of mechanically tenderised beef labelling rule
October 10, 2013 American Meat Institute seeks withdrawal of mechanically tenderised beef labelling rule   Press release   The American Meat Institute (AMI) has recommended the withdrawal of USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) ...
Thursday, October 10, 2013
Russia discovers violation of product labelling regulations
October 10, 2013 Russia discovers violation of product labelling regulations   Press release   Despite the European Commission's assurance that the pan-European traceability system has been improved, Russia's Federal Service for Veterinary ...
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
EU may limit country of origin labelling
September 18, 2013 EU may limit country of origin labelling   The European Commission (EC) has proposed limiting country-of-origin labels to the name of the member state where the animal was reared.   The measure will be applicable to unpro ...
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
EU pig meat origin labelling to take effect by December 2014
August 28, 2013 EU pork origin labelling to take effect on December 2014 Press release from National Pig Association Origin labelling of pork is set to become a legal requirement throughout the EU, effective on December 2014. By December 20 ...
Thursday, July 18, 2013
Dutch government pushes for EU law on labelling non-stun meat
July 18, 2013 Dutch government pushes for EU law on labelling non-stun meat   The Netherlands has used diplomatic pressure to push for an EU law directing that halal and kosher meat is specially labelled when from livestock slaughtered with ...
Saturday, June 8, 2013
US proposes labelling requirements for mechanically tenderised beef
June 8, 2013 US proposes labelling requirements for mechanically tenderised beef USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has proposed labelling requirements for mechanically tenderised meat products, including validated cooking ins ...
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
US Senate rejects amendment on labelling bioengineered food
May 29, 2013 US Senate rejects amendment on labelling bioengineered food   The US Senate on May 23 rejected an amendment put forth by senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont that would have allowed states to require labels on food or beverages ma ...
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Mexico may retaliate against US over meat labelling
In reaction to a new rule requiring meat sold in the US to carry labels specifying its origin, Mexico may retaliate with trade measures against the latter. Mexico's economy ministry is considering retaliatory actions after the Obama adminis ...
Monday, May 20, 2013
Canada requires labelling of mechanically tenderised beef
May 20, 2013 Canada requires labelling of mechanically tenderised beef As part of a larger federal initiative called Safe Food for Canadian Action Plan, federally registered plants in Canada that produce mechanically tenderised beef will be ...
Friday, May 17, 2013
Labbatt Food Service joins food-labelling program
May 17, 2013 Labbatt Food Service joins food-labelling program   Labatt Food Service is using the Where Food Comes From labelling program on the company's Native American Beef line, which features beef raised on Native American tribal ranch ...
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
German egg industry lobbies for origin labelling of food products
An EU-wide origin labelling of food products that contain eggs or egg products was appreciated by the German egg industry, which welcomes plans of the federal government to consider this type of extensive labelling of food. "Consumers ...
Friday, April 5, 2013
USDA seeks feedback for revision of meat labelling policy
April 5, 2013 USDA seeks feedback for revision of meat labelling policy The USDA has requested livestock producers and consumers to weigh in on the department's recently proposed revision of Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) policy. The USD ...

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