WASHINGTON -- When the U.S. Congress reconvenes on Tuesday, all eyes of those in the food industry will be on the Senate. Amid election-year congressional and presidential politicking, the chamber's first order of business will be legislation containing a two-year delay of implementing costly country-of-origin labeling for meat. Much to the delight of supermarket officials and several others in the food industry, the House voted last year to delay the Sept. 30, 2004, implementation date. ...
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