The European Union has decided to relaunch a complaint with the World Trade Organisation against the United States and Canada concerning their exports of hormone-treated beef. Its legislation on hormones complies fully with WTO rules: European restrictions on hormone-treated beef are based on solid scientific findings demonstrating risks to human health, explained a spokesman. The Union accuses Ottawa and Washington of imposing sanctions that are not in line with WTO rules in retaliation for the EU ban on imports of American and Canadian...

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