WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Retail floral marketers are voicing opposition to a bill in Congress that, they say, could lead to mandatory country-of-origin labels for individual cut flowers. The bill, introduced by Republican Sen. Judd Gregg of New Hampshire in defense of that state's cut-flower industry, would revoke the current labeling exemption granted cut flowers and require country-of-origin labeling. Florists' groups -- including the Floral Marketing Association, which in large part ...
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