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COOL: Is it good or bad for beef?

The World Trade Organ-ization ruled a few weeks ago the U.S. broke international trade rules when it implemented country-of-origin labelling (COOL) on food products. The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association was one of the main challengers of COOL on behalf of the cattle industry. Arguments against the law made by producer groups stated this was a technical […] Read more

Thoughts from a couple of readers

I wouldn’t say the mailbag is overflowing, but I did receive a couple comments from readers on recent items. In the Feb. 6 Keepers and Culls I threw out a comment that supply management might be an option for bringing stability to prices in the Canadian beef industry. Charolais breeder Jake Harp responded: “Supply management […] Read more