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'Dolphin Safe' Tuna Decision Muddled

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.
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