The National Farmers Union along with others has intervened in the legal battle over Country of Origin Labeling on behalf the USDA’s efforts to implement the U.S. farmer and rancher (and consumer) friendly measure. The cost to be incurred for defending COOL is expected to run to $300,000 for the those supporting the USDA.
OFU President Roger Wise received this letter from Roger Johnson on Friday. As you may know, Johnson is president of the National Farmers Union. If you want the latest details and the reason for a legal defense fund, read the letter by following the previous link.
The most important thing you can do today is head over to the U.S. Cool Defense Fund and make a contribution. Any amount will help keep NFU and our allies in the fight.