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Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D., is fighting to keep country-of-origin meat labeling in the new farm bill.

Johnson fights to keep meat labeling in new farm bill

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The federal law requiring the country of origin to be stated on consumer labels for meat should not be repealed as part of a new farm bill, said Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D.


Johnson fought for years to make country-of-origin labeling the law, and on Wednesday he said he is dismayed that the U.S. House version of a new farm bill would repeal it.

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