On January 12th, 2016 by way of a small notice in the Federal Register the U.S.D.A’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) rescinded the labeling standard, in place since 2006, for grass fed meat. This was a label that had huge amounts of support from both consumers and farms. The entire text of the AMS blurb can be… Read more USDA Grass Fed designation is the newest to disappear.
With a pen stroke on December 18th, the President acting under the will of Congress, which was acting under intense pressure from the governments of Mexico and Canada who were being bolstered by the World Trade Organization (W.T.O.), effectively eliminated one of the most popular steps forward in the food industry since Upton Sinclair wrote… Read more Country of Origin Labeling is gone. Do you know who or where your farmer is?