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Published June 04, 2015, 01:48 PM

Canada to seek WTO approval to impose sanctions on U.S. over meat labeling

OTTAWA - Canada will seek World Trade Organization authorization to impose just over $2.4 billion in sanctions against U.S. exports in retaliation against contentious meat-labeling laws, officials said on Thursday.

By: Staff Report, Reuters

OTTAWA - Canada will seek World Trade Organization authorization to impose just over $2.4 billion in sanctions against U.S. exports in retaliation against contentious meat-labeling laws, officials said on Thursday.

Canada insists U.S. lawmakers must scrap the laws after they were ruled illegal by the WTO last month.

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