• FTC's move could help make ‘Made in the USA' label meaningful again

    11 days ago - By Food Safety

    A 60-day comment period for the Federal Trade Commission's “Made in the USA” label ended Monday with 838 submissions that favor a crack-down on unqualified U.S-origins claims on product labels.
    And the No. 1 maker of those unqualified claims was named in many of the comments - Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue.
    “My name is Wade Fox I am a cattle producer,” his comment said. “The conflict is this: While the FTC wants to ensure that only products actually made in the USA bear a “Made in the USA” label, the Secretary of Agriculture has a policy that says a foreign beef product that enters...
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