The National Cattlemen's Beef Association, Washington, said last week it was urging Agricultural Secretary Dan Glickman to approve a plan for voluntary beef labeling. Last week, producers, processors and retailers reached agreement on a program to identify domestically raised cattle on retail meat packs. The pact -- subject to approval by the U.S. Department of Agriculture -- calls for affixing a label to all packages of beef containing meat processed in the U.S. Among the larger U.S. chains ...

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