Weekly Overview: Challenges to Pig Trade

GLOBAL - Two trade issues involving pigs have been discussed at the World Trade Organization (WTO) lately. A WTO panel has ruled that the amended Country of Origin Labelling (COOL) by the United States unfairly disadvantages pork imports from Canada. Meanwhile, Russia has been involved in several trade disputes since it joined the WTO, often related to food safety or animal health issues. With the ever-present threat of African swine fever, Denmark has joined Germany in raising biosecurity levels at its borders.
calendar icon 27 October 2014
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