The U.S. mandatory country-of-origin labeling (COOL) dispute heads back to the World Trade Organization next month. Canada and Mexico are seeking more than $3 billion in retaliatory tariffs against a wide range of U.S. exports. The U.S. claims those figures are overblown.
USDA renewed the furor over imports of beef from regions in Brazil and Argentina known to be historic hotspots for foot-and-mouth disease. Has legislative maneuvering put that issue to rest? Read about that and more in this week’s Trending Headlines.