Canada Rips US After Meat-Labeling Changes

Law360, New York (May 23, 2013, 4:43 PM EDT) -- After the U.S. on Thursday finalized new country-of-origin meat-labeling rules aimed at complying with a World Trade Organization ruling that found the old rules discriminated against Mexican and Canadian exporters, Canada quickly said the U.S. hadn't done enough.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture adopted previously proposed changes that require meat origin labels to include information about where each of the production steps — as in where the animal was born, slaughtered and packaged — and bar co-mingling of different cuts of meat.

The rules were changed...
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