Made in the USA? Proposed rule clarifies grocery meat labels
It could soon be easier to know if that meat you buy in grocery stores is actually made in the USA. Right now. This label on meat, poultry, egg products can be used even if the product was not actually raised in the USA. White House spokes of in Korean John Pierre says federal agriculture officials are proposing a new rule that would only let that label be used if the products come from animals born raised slaughtered and processed in the U.S.. The agriculture department says a surveyed commission found nearly two thirds of shoppers believed a product of USA label met most or all the production steps actually occurred in the U.S. about 12% of those products sold in the U.S. now carry that label. Sagar Meghani, Washington.