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Mon Dec 23, 2013 03:17 PM CST

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NEW CANADIAN RULES ON IMPORTED MOZZARELLA RILES U.S.

With very little fanfare, Canada's government recently moved to close a loophole in its import regulations that permitted U.S. cheese manufacturers to ship mozzarella to Canada without paying an import duty.

The action was quickly protested by the United States in the form of a letter from Islam Siddiqui, the chief U.S. agriculture negotiator at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, to the heads of three Canadian federal departments plus Canada's ambassador ...

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