Country of Origin Labeling rules require meat labels to list where animals were born, raised and slaughtered.
American meat consumption has declined 12.2 percent since 2007. Both industry and food policy critics think they know why.
In a move applauded by food safety advocates, the USDA has announced ground beef will not be sold if it tests positive for six additional strains of E. coli.
The USDA announced new guidelines to ensure humane treatment of livestock, defining "egregious inhumane treatment."