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  • "The WTO ruling is a crushing blow to the label 'dolphin-safe' and opens the way for Mexican producers to enter the U.S. market without restrictions, as is their right," Mexican Economy Secretary Bruno Ferrari said.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Just over a week ago the WTO ruled that we can't even make companies tell consumers whether tuna they buy is "dolphin-safe."

    Dave Johnson: Trade Agreements Kill Jobs, Wages, Democracy

  • Last week, the U.S. voluntary dolphin-safe tuna label was deemed a WTO violation.

    Dave Johnson: Trade Agreements Kill Jobs, Wages, Democracy

  • Evidence on dolphin-safe labeling of tuna, and the Nordic Swan and how it affected paper product sales, shows significant shifts.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Fair-trade advocates complain that recent WTO rulings against U.S. meat-origin and dolphin-safe labeling are undermining consumer-protection measures.

    WTO Rules Against U.S. Meat-Label Rules

  • Environmentalists in Mexico have said large U.S. tuna companies like StarKist and Bumble Bee won't buy tuna that was caught in association with dolphins, which means that even if Mexico can use the "dolphin-safe" label, the country's tuna won't make much headway in the U.S. market.

    WTO Sides With Mexico in Tuna Battle With U.S.

  • Since 1991, Mexico's tuna exports to the U.S. have been limited because the U.S. Commerce Department won't label Mexican tuna as dolphin-safe.

    WTO Sides With Mexico in Tuna Battle With U.S.

  • "The United States will continue to vigorously pursue the objectives of the dolphin-safe labeling provisions," said Ms. Harmon, adding that the labeling restrictions protect dolphins and provide transparency to consumers.

    WTO Sides With Mexico in Tuna Battle With U.S.

  • We've had experience with this type of provision in previous trade deals, and it's not pretty: just this past month, the World Trade Organization issued a ruling that says notorious Mexican fishing operations must be given "dolphin-safe" labels on their tuna fish -- even though these operations routinely kill dolphins Mexico's fleet actually seeks out dolphins to cast their nets knowing that they frequently swim near tuna.

    Glenn Hurowitz: Obama Pushes Huge Free Trade Deals to Wednesday Vote

  • Just so it's clear, the United States isn't banning import of dolphin-dangerous tuna -- we just insist that tuna fish labeled "dolphin-safe" doesn't actually involve killing dolphins.

    Glenn Hurowitz: Obama Pushes Huge Free Trade Deals to Wednesday Vote

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