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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

Food & Water Watch petitions to remove China from eligible poultry-exporters list

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • China, USA
  • -
  • January 21 2011

Food & Water Watch recently submitted a citizen petition to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) to remove China from the list of eligible processed-poultry exporters to the United States

Poultry-import and COOL disputes on WTO calendar

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 29 2010

The United States has reportedly decided not to file an appeal from a World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling that its ban on Chinese poultry imports, imposed in 2004 upon fears of an avian flu outbreak, was illegal

Federal agencies discuss protection against unsafe imports

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 29 2010

Representatives from EPA and nine other federal agencies have reportedly held an interagency forum to discuss methods of protecting American consumers from unsafe imports

APHIS updates avian influenza rules

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 28 2011

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has issued an interim rule updating its highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) requirements for importing birds, poultry and hatching eggs

EPA enforcement action targets illegal disposal of electronic waste

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 25 2011

EPA has issued a RCRA enforcement order to Metro Metals Corp. and Avista Recycling, Inc., of Toronto, Canada, and Hopkins, Minnesota, respectively, requiring them to properly dispose of computer waste they attempted to illegally export to Vietnam through the Port of Seattle

Federal prosecutors claim veal companies cost industry $500 million

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 11 2011

U.S. attorneys in New York have filed a complaint against three veal producers for allegedly exporting meat containing vertebral column to Japan, which had just reopened its borders to U.S. imports after a two-year ban over a bovine spongiform encephalopathy (“mad cow”) scare

Federal prosecutors settle charges against beef exporters

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 22 2011

U.S. attorneys in New York have reportedly secured court approval of a consent decree with three companies that allegedly exported meat containing vertebral column to Japan in violation of U.S. trade requirements

U.S. and Mexico resolve cross-border trucking dispute under NAFTA

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Mexico, USA
  • -
  • July 15 2011

The United States and Mexico have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that resolves a long-haul, cross-border trucking dispute involving “retaliatory tariffs” on more than $2 billion in U.S. exports, including food and agricultural products

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