WTO rejects final U.S. appeal on COOL

WTO rejects final U.S. appeal on COOL

The World Trade Organization on Monday upheld an earlier ruling that the U.S.’s country-of-origin labeling requirements for meat are discriminatory to Canada and Mexico.

Without action from the U.S. to change existing COOL rules, Canada and Mexico could be awarded retaliatory tariffs as early as the end of this year.

In a statement, NGA president and CEO Peter Larkin supported the WTO decision and called on Congress to pass a law on COOL:

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