MONTANTA COUNTRY-OF-ORIGIN LABELING BILL READY
FOR GOV. SIGNATURE
The Montana House of Representatives gave final
approval to that states Country-of-Origin Labeling Act (HB
406) Thursday (April 14). The bill now heads to Governor Schweitzers
office to be signed into law.
HB 406 will require that meat sold in Montana
be labeled as to its country of origin, starting September 2006.
The bill will also allow Montana farmers and ranchers
to label their products as "Made in Montana."
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