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Tuesday, February 4, 2014
US meat labelling may trigger trade war
February 4, 2014 US meat labelling may trigger trade war A trade war with Canada and Mexico could start as meat and livestock groups upset that Congress opted in the new farm bill not to back off from mandatory country of origin labelling ( ...
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
US, Canada discuss country of origin labelling
November 19, 2013 US, Canada discuss country of origin labelling   Cattle producers from North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Kansas and Colorado together with Canadian ranchers discussed US country of origin labelling (COOL) at Agribition ...
Thursday, October 10, 2013
Russia discovers violation of product labelling regulations
October 10, 2013 Russia discovers violation of product labelling regulations   Press release   Despite the European Commission's assurance that the pan-European traceability system has been improved, Russia's Federal Service for Veterinary ...
Thursday, July 18, 2013
Dutch government pushes for EU law on labelling non-stun meat
July 18, 2013 Dutch government pushes for EU law on labelling non-stun meat   The Netherlands has used diplomatic pressure to push for an EU law directing that halal and kosher meat is specially labelled when from livestock slaughtered with ...
Saturday, June 8, 2013
US proposes labelling requirements for mechanically tenderised beef
June 8, 2013 US proposes labelling requirements for mechanically tenderised beef USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has proposed labelling requirements for mechanically tenderised meat products, including validated cooking ins ...
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
US Senate rejects amendment on labelling bioengineered food
May 29, 2013 US Senate rejects amendment on labelling bioengineered food   The US Senate on May 23 rejected an amendment put forth by senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont that would have allowed states to require labels on food or beverages ma ...
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Mexico may retaliate against US over meat labelling
In reaction to a new rule requiring meat sold in the US to carry labels specifying its origin, Mexico may retaliate with trade measures against the latter. Mexico's economy ministry is considering retaliatory actions after the Obama adminis ...
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
German egg industry lobbies for origin labelling of food products
An EU-wide origin labelling of food products that contain eggs or egg products was appreciated by the German egg industry, which welcomes plans of the federal government to consider this type of extensive labelling of food. "Consumers ...
Friday, April 5, 2013
USDA seeks feedback for revision of meat labelling policy
April 5, 2013 USDA seeks feedback for revision of meat labelling policy The USDA has requested livestock producers and consumers to weigh in on the department's recently proposed revision of Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) policy. The USD ...
Friday, March 29, 2013
Chinese authorities accuse milk firm on mislabelling
March 29, 2013 Chinese authorities accuse milk firm on mislabelling The Chinese partner of Hero Group has been accused of deliberately mislabelling milk powder and a senior employee has been detained. Authorities in Suzhou in eastern China, ...
Monday, March 11, 2013
Canada may retaliate on US' new, restrictive meat-labelling rules
March 11, 2013 Canada may retaliate on US' new, restrictive meat-labelling rules In case the US brings in a new, more restrictive trade rule on how beef and pork product exports are labelled, the Canadian government is warning Washington th ...
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
US and Canada pork producers on agreement over origin labelling
January 30, 2013 US and Canada pork producers on agreement over origin labelling   According to the Manitoba Pork Council, Canadian and US pork producers are on agreement regarding the Mandatory US Country of Origin Labelling. Earlier this ...
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
US to comply with WTO ruling for meat labelling
December 5, 2012 US to comply with WTO ruling for meat labelling The US is to comply with an earlier World Trade Organisation ruling, concerning its country-of-origin labeling rules, by May 23, 2013, according to Canada. The WTO ruled on Ju ...
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Monsanto gives additional US$2.89 million to defeat GMO labelling
September 19, 2012 Monsanto gives additional US$2.89 million to defeat GMO labelling An additional US$2.89 million has been given by Monsanto to defeat Proposition 37, which would require labelling of genetically engineered foods in Califor ...
Friday, July 20, 2012
Canada's meat producers win over US on country-of-origin labelling
July 20, 2012 Canada's meat producers win over US on country-of-origin labelling A victory over the US on country-of-origin labelling (COOL) is being celebrated by Canadian beef and pork producers. The World Trade Organisation (WTO) last mo ...

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