Beef and Lamb: Implications of Labeling by Country of Origin

RCED-00-44 Published: Jan 27, 2000. Publicly Released: Feb 07, 2000.
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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on mandatory country-of-origin labelling for beef and lamb, focusing on the potential: (1) compliance costs associated with mandatory country-of-origin labelling for fresh and processed beef and lamb; (2) enforcement costs associated with such a requirement; (3) trade issues associated with such a requirement; and (4) benefits of mandatory country-of-origin labelling.

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