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Criminal charges follow investigation into illegal importation of honey

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 1 2013

A U.S. attorney in Illinois has announced charges filed against two companies and five individuals in a five-year investigation of imports that

New catfish inspection program complicates Pacific trade agreement

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA, Vietnam
  • -
  • November 15 2013

"A curious hurdle is threatening to complicate efforts by the United States to reach a major trade agreement with 11 Pacific nations by the end of

FDA debars importer after guilty plea for seafood mislabeling

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 1 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has debarred seafood importer Richard Stowell from importing food into the United States for three years based on

U.S. cattle ranchers sue WTO over ruling on Country of Origin Labeling Act

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 14 2012

The Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund, United Stockgrowers Association (R-CALF USA) has filed a complaint for declaratory and injunctive relief in a Colorado federal court against the World Trade Organization (WTO) and U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, alleging that WTO’s determination that the U.S. Country of Origin Labeling Act (COOL) imposes discriminatory burdens on meat imported from Canada and Mexico is contrary to U.S. law and the Uruguay Round Agreements

WTO rules against U.S. ban on chinese poultry

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 1 2010

A World Trade Organization (WTO) panel has determined that the United States has violated its trade obligations by refusing to allow Chinese chicken parts into the U.S. market, an action that was apparently taken in a 2009 federal spending bill that denied the use of any U.S. Department of Agriculture funding to establish or implement any measure that would allow the importation

Corporate officer sentenced to 18 months in prison for smuggling CFCs

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 5 2011

A federal court in Florida has sentenced the president of Lateral Investments LLC to 18 months in prison and ordered him to pay a $10,000 criminal fine and forfeit illegal proceeds of $935,240 for knowingly importing approximately 278,256 kilograms of illegal hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC-22

Ninth Circuit rules USTR failed to conduct adequate FOIA request search

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • September 30 2011

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed a district court decision and ruled that the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR ) failed to conduct an adequate search for documents in response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOI A) request by environmental interests relating to the U.S.-Canada softwood lumber agreement

U.S. Customs and CPSC team up on import safety

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 30 2010

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) have apparently agreed to share safety information on imported goods, including foods and pharmaceuticals

Senators urge U.S. trade representative to resolve Russian meat import ban

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 22 2013

U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich), who chairs the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, has joined ranking committee member Thad

U.S. appeals WTO's stance on COOL regulations

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 30 2012

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) has appealed a ruling made by a World Trade Organization (WTO) panel against the United States in a dispute with Mexico and Canada over country-of-origin labeling (COOL) laws for beef and pork products