If Canada and Mexico impose these tariffs, U.S. farmers and ranchers would be at serious risk, AFBF President Bob Stallman said in a statement.
“AFBF supports country-of-origin labeling that meets WTO requirements, and we support the remaining COOL programs, but the risk of retaliation by Canada and Mexico is too great. U.S. farmers and ranchers could suffer a serious blow if Congress does not act quickly,” Stallman said.
The House of Representatives in June passed a bill repealing mandatory labeling for beef, pork and chicken.
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