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North American Meat Institute President and CEO Barry Carpenter to Testify in Senate Ag Committee Hearing June 25

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

(North American Meat Institute)

North American Meat Institute President and CEO Barry Carpenter will testify in a Senate Agriculture Committee hearing on country-of-origin labeling Thursday, June 25, at 10 a.m. Eastern.

Carpenter will be the first witness. The full witness list and a link to watch a live broadcast of the hearing may be found on the Senate Agriculture Committee Web site.

In his testimony, Carpenter will talk about the need to repeal country-of-origin labeling to bring the U.S. into compliance with WTO obligations and to avoid a possible $3 billion in annual penalties.

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