CANADA TRIBUNAL CUTS GERBER DUMPING DUTIES

OTTAWA (FNS) -- Gerber Products may get a second chance to sell baby food in Canada, following a trade tribunal recommendation to reduce dumping duties against the company.The Canadian International Trade Tribunal, based here, originally slapped a 60% duty on jars of Gerber products imported from the company's plant in Fremont, Mich., following complaints of dumping by H.J. Heinz Co. of Canada Ltd.,

OTTAWA (FNS) -- Gerber Products may get a second chance to sell baby food in Canada, following a trade tribunal recommendation to reduce dumping duties against the company.

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal, based here, originally slapped a 60% duty on jars of Gerber products imported from the company's plant in Fremont, Mich., following complaints of dumping by H.J. Heinz Co. of Canada Ltd., Toronto (see SN, Aug. 10, 1998). Gerber had been importing baby food from the United

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