U.S. SLAPS 'KILLER DUTIES' ON GOURMET EU GOODS

WASHINGTON -- A smoldering trade war with Europe has flared anew and the United States now is targeting a raft of gourmet-food products for imposition of "killer duties" that will bar these and other consumer products from American stores.Just two weeks after Congress acted to strengthen trade enforcement, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative announced that starting today it will slap 100%

WASHINGTON -- A smoldering trade war with Europe has flared anew and the United States now is targeting a raft of gourmet-food products for imposition of "killer duties" that will bar these and other consumer products from American stores.

Just two weeks after Congress acted to strengthen trade enforcement, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative announced that starting today it will slap 100% or greater import duties on a bevy of European Union consumer goods in retaliation for t

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