WTO approves more than $1B in retaliatory tariffs over COOL

WTO approves more than $1B in retaliatory tariffs over COOL

The World Trade Organization on Monday approved more than $1 billion in tariffs to Canada and Mexico in retaliation against U.S. country-of-origin labeling rules for meat and poultry.

In May, the U.S. lost its final appeal on a WTO ruling that determined U.S. COOL rules are discriminatory to Canada and Mexico.

Annual tariffs approved Monday would total $1.05 billion (Canadian), or $780.4 mil

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