Mexico claims to have won a World Trade Organization ruling on "Dolphin Safe" labels where the objectives of the United States were found to be legitimate, just maybe not applicable worldwide. Any countries harvesting tuna in the Pacific Ocean from Southern California to Peru and out almost to Hawaii could qualify for the "Dolphin Safe" label if they are careful. But all too often, tuna are captured using methods involving the chase, netting, and drowning of dolphins.
The Federal Register today is publishing a new Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) rule written to bring the United States into compliance with World Trade Organization agreements. The new rule from USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Servi... Read Post
The World Trade Organization ruled today that the U.S. “dolphin-safe” label discriminates against Mexican tuna fleets that rely on controversial chasing-and-netting techniques that can harm and kill the marine mammals. It’s not clea... Read Post