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Canada Praises WTO on COOL
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Wed Oct 2, 2013 04:49 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Canada's agricultural minister and trade minister said Tuesday they were pleased the World Trade Organization announced last week it would put together a compliance panel on U.S. Country-of-Origin Labeling for meat.

"Following through on our commitment to stand up for Canadian livestock producers by pursuing all options available to resolve this dispute, our Government requested and obtained the establishment of a World Trade Organization compliance panel on U.S. Country-of-Origin Labeling," said Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz. "Our Government continues to aggressively lobby the U.S. Government to make a legislative change to finally put an end to mandatory Country-of-Origin ...

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