BATON ROUGE, La. — The owner of Matherne's Associated Supermarket, a four-store independent here, took advantage last week of an opportunity to express his misgivings about the federal country-of-origin labeling law to Health and Human Services Secretary Michael Leavitt, who was visiting one of his stores. Leavitt visited the Matherne store on Bluebonnet Boulevard, as well as the distribution center of Associated Grocers here as part of a review he is compiling on the safety of imported ...

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