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The World Trade Organization, Washington, said last week the U.S. may continue to impose import trade sanctions against countries that bar American products from their markets. The ruling is seen as a go-ahead for the U.S. to continue to target imported gourmet foods and other products, such as those it barred from this country in March by imposing 100% duties, in a dispute with the European Union

The World Trade Organization, Washington, said last week the U.S. may continue to impose import trade sanctions against countries that bar American products from their markets. The ruling is seen as a go-ahead for the U.S. to continue to target imported gourmet foods and other products, such as those it barred from this country in March by imposing 100% duties, in a dispute with the European Union over bananas, trade analysts said.

t with Eagle Food Centers, Milan, Ill., to acquire four Eagle supermarkets in the Chicago area. Following completion of the sale, expected in mid-January, the stores will be converted to Cub price superstores. The stores are in Algonquin, Bolingbrook, Geneva and Plainfield, Ill.