US Meat Labeling Rules Unfair, Mexico Says

Law360, New York (May 22, 2013, 4:01 PM EDT) -- The U.S. continues to discriminate against Mexico’s livestock industry with meat labeling requirements previously found to be unfair to foreign exporters by the World Trade Organization, Mexico's agriculture minister said Tuesday.

Agriculture Minister Enrique Martinez said U.S. country-of-origin labeling requirements for pork and beef remain at odds with WTO rules and continue to strain trade relations between the two countries. Martinez's statements follow a meeting last week with U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.

The USDA proposed new labeling rules in March that most notably...
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