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World Trade Organization: WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION RULES TO REMOVE 'COUNTRY OF ORIGIN' MEAT LABELS


WASHINGTON — Shoppers could soon have a harder time finding out where their red meat comes from.

The World Trade Organization ruled Monday that the U.S. 78 more words

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Ritz hopes retaliation against US in meat labelling dispute won't be needed

CALGARY – Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz says it’s time for the United States to come to terms with country-of-origin labelling rules.

The World Trade Organization ruled Monday that the U.S. 370 more words

Canada

WTO overrules U.S. country of origin law

The World Trade Organization has overruled a U.S. law requiring that imported meat be labeled as to its country of origin.

The law gives an unfair advantage to domestic livestock breeders and meat processors, the WTO said. 185 more words

International

House moves to get rid of labels telling you where your meat comes from

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee is moving swiftly to get rid of labels on packages of meat that say where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered. 491 more words

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Congressional committee moves to avert trade war over meat labelling laws

WATCH: The World Trade Organization has ruled the U.S. should not be discriminating against Canadian meat, forcing it to be labeled “Canadian,” and now Ottawa is threatening retaliatory tariffs on American products in response, which could end up costing you more at the checkout. 303 more words

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Perils of Globalization When Factories Close and Towns Struggle

Perils of Globalization When Factories Close and Towns Struggle – NYTimes.com.

With the legislation of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (a free Trade treaty) coming perilously close to passing, we should look at a much smaller fore-runner of the TPP, it was called NAFTA – The North American Free Trade Agreement between the U.S., Canada and Mexico. 2,000 more words

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