U.S. Makes Final Argument for COOL at WTO, and Korea Suspends Canadian Beef Imports — Beef Update With John Masswohl


cattle in the snowOfficials from Canada, Mexico and the U.S. were in Geneva this week for World Trade Organization appeal hearings on U.S. country of origin labelling (COOL) law.

In the podcast below, John Masswohl of the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association and Kelvin Heppner discuss what happens next in the dragged-out COOL dispute resolution process, including when Canada could be in a position to implement retaliatory trade action against the U.S.

As well, with new developments surrounding Canada’s latest case of BSE, they also get into the trade implications of the infected cow being born in 2009 and the impact of South Korea suspending imports of Canadian beef.


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