EU Draws Line On Food, Enviro Regs In US Trade Talks

Law360, New York (February 18, 2014, 3:08 PM EST) -- During trade talks with the U.S., the European Union will not budge on its ban of hormone-treated beef or negotiate away environmental, consumer safety and other protections, the EU chief said Tuesday after meeting with the U.S. Trade Representative in Washington.

Following two days of meetings in Washington, EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht told reporters Tuesday that, while negotiations will continue to be broad-ranging for the potential Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership agreement between the U.S. and the EU, Europe will not engage in negotiations...
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