What’s in Your Summer Burger? Why Your Government Doesn’t Want You to Know

028-pola[1]By Jeff Clements (This article originally appeared on the Opinion section of Fox News.com)

Even if they are not the hippest foodies, most people who buy hamburger for a late summer cookout want to know the source of their ground beef. If not the specific farm or state or even region, whether the meat is American-raised or has traveled across the globe from who knows where matters to a lot of Americans. That insistence on our right to know about our food is why federal law requires that meat be labeled with the country of origin. Or it used to do that.

by · August 3, 2015 · 0 comments · Farm & Food