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Rehberg calls for better labeling of farm products


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Montana's sole member of the U.S. House of Representatives is calling for the U.S. Department of Agriculture to step up enforcement of its Country of Origin Labeling program to prevent what he calls deceptive and misleading practices. Rep. Denny Rehberg, R-Mont., wrote in a letter to USDA that several Montanans have shown him examples of labeling where the print is in an almost-unreadable type face, making it difficult to read that the product is also from Canada and Australia. "We've fought long and hard for mandatory Count ry of Or igi n Labeling," said Rehberg, a fifth-generation rancher...

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