Country-of-Origin Labeling for Foods and the WTO Trade Dispute on Meat Labeling

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This report covers the dispute between the U.S with its neighbors Canada and Mexico, who say that the recent country-of-origin labeling (COOL) system implemented by the U.S. Department of Agriculture is unfair and does not meet its original objectives. This dispute was brought before the WTO dispute panel and found to be valid. The report ends with a discussion of options for the U.S. in regards to modifying COOL to follow WTO rulings.

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Creation Date: July 3, 2012
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Jurenas, Remy

Specialist in Agricultural Policy

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Greene, Joel L.

Analyst in Agricultural Policy

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: July 3, 2012
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Canada
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Mexico
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United States
Description:

This report covers the dispute between the U.S with its neighbors Canada and Mexico, who say that the recent country-of-origin labeling (COOL) system implemented by the U.S. Department of Agriculture is unfair and does not meet its original objectives. This dispute was brought before the WTO dispute panel and found to be valid. The report ends with a discussion of options for the U.S. in regards to modifying COOL to follow WTO rulings.

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35 pages.

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