Mexico appeals dolphin-tuna ruling at the WTO

Law360, New York (December 4, 2017, 9:21 PM EST) -- Mexico has filed an appeal notice with the World Trade Organization involving the country's ...
Mexico claims “dolphin-safe” labeling on tuna products in the US is inconsistent with WTO rules and unfairly penalized its fishing industry. The US objects to Mexican fishing companies' setting nets on schools of dolphins in order to catch tuna. “Mexico does not agree with the legal reasoning of the WTO ...
Mexico is appealing – as it had promised to do – a ruling by a World Trade Organization compliance panel that said the U.S. dolphin-safe tuna labeling scheme now comports with WTO rules. The notice of appeal filed by Mexico on Dec. 1 led the Dispute Settlement Body to cancel its Dec. 4 meeting ...

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