October 21, 2014

Owens responds to WTO, calls for swift reconciliation with Canada, Mexico

Congressman Bill Owens responded to yesterday’s announcement by the World Trade Organization (WTO) regarding country-of-origin labeling (COOL) for certain meat products. The ruling is the second to determine that USDA’s proposed regulation of labeling for imported meat products is discriminatory. “Yesterday’s ruling shows the real danger that bad trade regulations can pose to North American commerce, degrading our vital trade relationship with Canada,” said Owens. “The USDA must take immediate s... Read More >