US Poultry Groups Push For WTO Probe Of EU Ban

Law360, New York (October 2, 2009, 3:28 PM EDT) -- A coalition of poultry industry groups is urging the U.S. Trade Representative to push the World Trade Organization to examine the European Union's long-standing refusal to accept U.S. poultry exports because of antimicrobials used in processing.

In a letter released this week, the National Chicken Council, the USA Poultry & Egg Export Council, the National Turkey Federation, and the National Association of Manufacturers asked U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk to urge the WTO to address the EU's blocking actions against four antimicrobials used in plants in...
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