COMMITTEE APPROVES VOLUNTARY COOL LEGISLATION ttee last week voted to approve H.R. 4576, a bill that would repeal the country-of-origin labeling program and replace it with a voluntary system. The bill was introduced by committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., and the committee's ranking Democrat, Charles W. Stenholm, D-Texas. A vote by the full House is not expected until the fall. The bill, the Food Promotion Act of 2004, differs from the mandatory legislation approved last year by ...

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