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Retailers, Ranchers Fight Food-Label Law

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Retailers, Ranchers Fight Food-Label Law

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Retailers, Ranchers Fight Food-Label Law

Retailers, Ranchers Fight Food-Label Law

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A new federal law requires most meat, seafood, fruit and vegetables to carry labels identifying their country of origin. Farmers and independent ranchers support the new regulation, arguing that a label that says "Grown in the U.S.A." will help sell products. But some retailers and big livestock companies oppose the law. NPR's Greg Allen reports.