labeling http://kbia.org en USDA releases labeling rule for meat http://kbia.org/post/usda-releases-labeling-rule-meat <p>Consumers may soon know more about where their meat comes from because of a long-debated change made by the US Department of Agriculture on Thursday.</p> Thu, 23 May 2013 18:52:31 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 34224 at http://kbia.org USDA releases labeling rule for meat GMO labeling laws on deck in the Midwest http://kbia.org/post/gmo-labeling-laws-deck-midwest <p>Just south of Hermann, Mo., <a href="http://www.swissmeats.com/"><u><b>Swiss Meat and Sausage Co.</b></u></a> processes 2 million pounds of meat a year -- everything from cattle to hogs to buffalo to elk.</p><p>And everything gets a label.</p><p>“No antibiotics added, raised without added hormones, all natural, minimally processed," Glenn Brandt, the production manager for Swiss Meat, reads from a hefty roll of hickory smoked beef sausage stickers.</p><p>What this label does not indicate, however, is whether or not the sausage contains genetically modified organisms, or GMOs.</p> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 15:16:53 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 30566 at http://kbia.org GMO labeling laws on deck in the Midwest