WTO COOL Ruling: What does it mean for the food industry?

On October 20, 2014, a World Trade Organization (WTO) Dispute Settlement Panel (DSP) issued a report which ruled that the revised Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) regulation finalized by USDA in May 2013 (2013 Final Rule) did not make the COOL laws and regulations as applied to beef and pork compliant with the Technical Barriers to [...]