Not So Cool? Economic Implications of Mandatory Country-of-Origin Labeling
Carter, Colin A. and Alix Peterson Zwane
The 2002 Farm Bill mandated country-of-origin-labeling for fresh and frozen food commodities. This regulation provides uncertain benefits unlikely to exceed its costs. As a form of protectionism, it may be especially costly for export-dependent California agriculture.
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Carter, Colin A. and Alix Peterson Zwane. 2003. "Not So Cool? Economic Implications of Mandatory Country-of-Origin Labeling." ARE Update 6(5): 5-7. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.