U.S. loses final WTO COOL appeal

U.S. loses final WTO COOL appeal

Meat groups and House ag leaders call for quick COOL fix to avoid retaliatory tariffs.

THE World Trade Organization again sided with Canada and Mexico in their challenge of the U.S. mandatory country-of-origin labeling (COOL) law.

Those opposed to the law have called for a quick remedy to avoid retaliatory tariffs that could affect many other U.S. agricultural products.

The ruling represents the fourth time a panel or appellate body has decided against the COOL rule, which was first written into the 2002 farm

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