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Canada Threatens US With Tariffs
Tue Oct 21, 2014 09:03 AM CDT

OTTAWA (Dow Jones) -- Canada is looking at slapping duties on iconic U.S. products ranging from California wine to ketchup after the World Trade Organization (WTO) found America's meat-labeling laws offside for a third time in five years.

A WTO appeal panel ruled that a U.S. law requiring grocery stores to list the country of origin on meat products discriminates against Canadian and Mexican livestock, in a decision made public Monday.

The Conservative government warned that it will strike back with punitive duties unless the U.S. ends the "blatantly protectionist" regulations, which it says are costing the North American cattle ...

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