In: International Law and Organizations
Appeals Court Vacates COOL Ruling, Full Court to Rehear Case
- April 8, 2014
Posted April 8, 2014 The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals recently vacated the March 28 ruling denying the American Meat...
Pacific Trade Negotiations End with Impasse over Agricultural Tariffs
- March 18, 2014
Posted March 18, 2014 Trade talks ended on Tuesday with no breakthrough for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which would create the...
Study Shows Incidents of GMO Crops in Food and Feed Rising
- March 17, 2014
Posted March 17, 2014 A new study by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) shows an...
WTO Ruling on COOL Expected in June
- March 3, 2014
Posted March 3, 2014 A World Trade Organization (WTO) panel is expected to issue a confidential interim report on June...
U.S. and Japan Look For Common Ground over Agricultural Trade
- February 24, 2014
Posted February 24, 2014 The United States and Japan will try to find common ground on agricultural trade and other...
WTO Hears Country of Origin Labeling Dispute
- February 21, 2014
Posted February 21, 2014 The World Trade Organization hearing on the U.S. Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) requirements took place...
“Mad Cow Disease” Identified in Germany
- January 23, 2014
Posted January 23, 2014 German officials have identified one case of bovine spongiform encephalitis (BSE), also known as “Mad Cow...
Cotton Council Reacts to Statements that Brazil will Retaliate in WTO Cotton Dispute
- January 17, 2014
Posted January 17, 2014 The National Cotton Council (NCC) recently released a statement responding to a Brazilian Cotton Grower delegation’s...
Senator Urges Farm Bill Conference to End USDA Catfish Inspection Program
- January 13, 2014
Posted January 13, 2014 The subject of the USDA catfish inspection program resurfaced lasted week, as letters from opponents were...
EU Commission Proposes Ban on Cloning Farm Animals
- December 19, 2013
Posted December 19, 2013 The European Commission recently proposed a draft rule banning the cloning of farm animals, imports of...
Vilsack, U.S. Grain Officials to Attend Trade Conference in China
- December 18, 2013
Posted December 18, 2013 Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack, will lead a team of U.S. officials and leaders of the...
FBI Arrests Suspects Charged with Stealing Seed Technology
- December 17, 2013
Posted December 17, 2013 In a case of agricultural espionage, federal prosecutors recently announced that the FBI arrested several individuals...
Catfish Inspection Program Creates Hurdle for Trans-Pacific Trade
- November 15, 2013
Posted November 15, 2013 A new catfish inspection program at USDA has created a hurdle for U.S. efforts to reach...
Groups Voice Concern over Chinese Biotech Issues
- November 5, 2013
Posted November 5, 2013 Several agricultural exporters and farm groups recently sent a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Michael...
Save the Date: November 14 Webinar on Country of Origin Labeling
- October 11, 2013
Posted October 11, 2013 On November 14, 12-1 (CDT),the National Agricultural Law Center is hosting a webinar titled, COOL Or...
WTO Adopts Report in China-U.S. Poultry Dispute, China Will Not Appeal
- October 9, 2013
Posted October 9, 2013 U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman recently announced that the World Trade Organization (WTO) has formally adopted...
Chinese Processed Chicken Causes Food Safety Concerns
- October 2, 2013
Posted October 2, 2013 Food safety advocates are raising concerns about a decision by the USDA and the Food Safety...