Tag Archives: food

Food Sovereignty: A Novel Health Rights Issue?

By: Stacey Shenderov, November 7, 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic has shown that industrial food systems, reliant on national and international supply chains, are fragile and can lead to further inequalities in local communities. Because millions suffered food scarcity during the COVID-19 pandemic, novel questions of food sovereignty rights have been raised worldwide. On November 2, […]

The WTO Passed Down Its Third Adverse Ruling Against The United States Country Of Origin Labeling Statute And One More US Appeal Could Trigger Retaliatory Tariffs.

BY AUDREY DIAS – On October 20, 2014, the World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled that the United States’ amended country-of-origin labeling requirements for beef and pork products are discriminatory and in violation of international fair trade rules.[1] This is the third adverse WTO ruling since 2011 against the United States in the ongoing dispute over its COOL […]