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Economy, Environment & Animal Life, International, Politics

Canadian beef-pork producers next target for Trump?

A memo obtained by the US television network CNN, suggests the incoming administration of  U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will take a hardline stance on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).  This would be within the first year of taking »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, International, Politics

COOL: US imposed trade issue continues

It has been a long-standing international trade dispute pitting Canada and Mexico against the US and in spite of consistently losing at the World Trade Organization, the US, is still causing financial harm to a Canadian livestock sector. Begun in »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, International, Politics

Canadian meat producers applaud final win over US trade law.

In years past, beef cattle, hogs and other livestock moved back and forth across the Canada-US border in a vastly important trade relationship. Several years ago, the US instituted a programme called Country Of Origin Labelling (COOL) insisting that American »