Reprisal Over US Meat Label Row Still On Table, Canada Says

Law360, New York (November 5, 2013, 4:14 PM EST) -- The Canadian agriculture minister said Monday that his country is still weighing whether to retaliate against the U.S. over its meat-labeling requirements, which are at the heart of a World Trade Organization dispute between the North American countries.

Speaking at a North American Meat Association conference in Chicago, Canada's Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz reiterated Canada's dissatisfaction with U.S. country-of-origin labeling, or COOL, requirements. The labeling rules require meat and some other agricultural products to carry labels that tell where they originated.

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