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Cheese Ruling Sparks US Tensions
Fri Dec 20, 2013 07:30 AM CST

Ontario (Dow Jones) -- A move by the Canadian government to block Pizza Pizza Ltd. and other Canadian restaurant chains from importing low-cost U.S. mozzarella is stoking trade tensions with the United States.

A senior U.S. trade official has bluntly warned Ottawa that the decision could harm its exporters and was made without proper notice or justification.

Ambassador Islam Siddiqui--the top U.S. agriculture negotiator -- urged Ottawa in a letter to the heads of three federal departments plus Gary Doer, Canada's ambassador to Washington, to delay implementation of this change.

"I trust that Canada will continue to administer its customs ...

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