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Canada Ag Minister Prods US on COOL
Tue Apr 9, 2013 05:10 PM CDT

WINNIPEG (Dow Jones) -- Canada's Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz concluded his trade mission to the U.S. Tuesday, where he advocated for measures that would bring the U.S. into full compliance with its WTO obligations on the mandatory Country-of-Origin Labeling law.

"Our government is focused on ensuring that Canadian producers will be able to gain and maintain broader access to diverse markets, to bolster the Canadian economy. COOL continues to have a negative economic impact on the Canadian livestock industry and we are standing with Canadian cattle and hog producers against unfair mandatory Country-of-Origin Labeling in the U.S.," said Mr. Ritz. ...

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