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ICOW applauds Wyoming Senators


Dear Editor,

Country-of-Origin Labeling (COOL) provides important information about the origin of the food we purchase for our families. ICOW (Independent Cattemen of Wyoming) applauds Wyoming Senators Mike Enzi and John Barrasso for joining a bipartisan group of 31 senators signing onto a bipartisan letter to USDA and the US Trade Representative to keep COOL (Country of Origin Labeling) requirements in place.

Because Congress passed COOL, we now have a legal right to know the origin of our food. This makes good, common sense. Unfortunately, the World Trade Organization (WTO) is trying to force the United States to weaken our COOL law.

ICOW is appreciative of Sen. Enzi and Barrasso reaching across the aisle to defend COOL against the WTO’s attack. Consumers should be able to distinguish USA beef, and make the choice of buying Made in America beef, which is born raised, fed and processed in the USA.

Frank Eathorne,

ICOW President

Douglas, Wyoming


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