In a nutshell, that’s what the WTO said when it struck down the United States appeal over country-of- origin-labeling.
But – the fear is that Canada and Mexico will now strike back with billions of dollars in tariffs. Tariffs that will more than likely hurt the American economy and the families that depend on manufacturing.
The North American Meat Institute likes the WTO ruling—they plan to lobby Congress hard to repeal the labeling effects altogether.
Check out the whole dispute here:
Read what the WTO wrote in the appeal process:
Article 21.5 https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S006.aspx?Query=%28@Symbol=%20wt/ds384/ab/rw*%20not%20rw2*%29&Language=ENGLISH&Context=FomerScriptedSearch&languageUIChanged=true#
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