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Retailers, Ranchers Fight Food-Label Law

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.

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As NPR's Miami correspondent, Greg Allen reports on the diverse issues and developments tied to the Southeast. He covers everything from breaking news to economic and political stories to arts and environmental stories. He moved into this role in 2006, after four years as NPR's Midwest correspondent.

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