Every fresh-food retail executive is asking the same question these days: What are we supposed to do about country-of-origin labeling? As proposed, the guidelines require that someone affix tags, stamps, signage or labels to fresh and frozen muscle cuts of beef, veal, lamb, pork, fish, fresh and frozen fruits and vegetables, and peanuts. Unfortunately for us, the time for debating the merits of the regulations is long passed. Participation is currently voluntary, but becomes mandatory next ...

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