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Shipping. The Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2021 (H.R. 4996, introduced by Rep. Garamendi, D-Calif., and Rep. Dusty Johnson, D-S.D.) would amend U.S. shipping laws in an effort to address surging freight transportation costs, container shortages, and export shipping challenges. Read more here.
Origin Labeling. The USA Beef Act (S. 2623, introduced Aug. 5 by Sen. Rounds, R-S.D., and H.R. 4973, introduced Aug. 6 by Rep. Rosedale, R-Mont.) would limit the use of the “product of USA” label on beef products to those produced from cows born, raised, and slaughtered in the U.S.
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