WASHINGTON -- The food industry breathed a collective sigh of relief late last week after Congress approved an omnibus appropriations bill containing a two-year delay in the implementation of mandatory country-of-origin labeling for meat, produce and peanuts. The showdown occurred in the Senate, which after weeks of wrangling voted 65 to 28 Thursday for the delay. The House late last year approved an identical measure. Against this backdrop, associations for various food-industry groups, ...

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