In: International Trade
Appeals Court Upholds Country of Origin Labeling
- April 1, 2014
Posted April 1, 2014 On Friday, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the meat industry’s request for an injunction...
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...
Farm Bill Eliminates Inspection, Fees for Apple Exports to Canada
- March 4, 2014
Posted March 4, 2014 Apple exports to Canada are now moving at a quicker and more cost-effective pace due to...
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 Announces Hearing Date for COOL Dispute
- January 27, 2014
Posted January 27, 2014 The World Trade Organization (WTO) has announced that a public hearing of the U.S. Country of...
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...
New Chief USTR Agriculture Negotiator Nominated
- December 20, 2013
Posted December 20, 2013 President Barack Obama nominated Darci Vetter to be the new chief agricultural negotiator at the Office...
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...
Fed Official Suggests Farmers Pursue GMO Crop Standards
- December 12, 2013
Posted December 12, 2013 After China rejected U.S. corn shipments, a top U.S. Federal Reserve official suggested that farmers consider...
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...