Finally! As of Monday, certain types of meats, fresh and frozen produce and other perishable food items will not be required to have new labels stating the food's place of origin.
This new policy is part of a wide-ranging farm bill enacted by Congress last year and it is definitely a step in the right direction.
Click here to find out more about the Farm Bill.
It's encouraging to see how the government is making an effort - albeit a small one - to educate the public about where food comes from. Ultimately, the people should be asking questions and demanding answers.