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Canada Willing to Take Action Against U.S. Over Meat Labeling

(Alastair Sharp – Reuters)

Canada will pursue “any and all remedies” to pressure the United States to drop regulations on meat labeling that Canada considers discriminatory, the country’s trade minister said on Friday. Ed Fast, Canada’s international trade minister, declined to elaborate on any deadlines for further action.

“We have made it very clear that this is a blatant violation of WTO rules, and that we will certainly pursue any and all remedies that we have available to us,” Fast told Reuters after talks with U.S. and Mexican counterparts in Toronto on Friday. Read more here.