WTO

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The World Trade Organization (WTO) kicked off its 10th ministerial conference in Kenya on Tuesday to develop a new free trade agreement, as grassroots activists rallied worldwide against measures they say would undermine the rights of small-scale farmers in developing countries. It is the first time the WTO has met in Africa, where free trade and...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Canada and Mexico contend that labeling requirements put their cows and pigs at a disadvantage because U.S. meatpackers don’t want to go through the hassle and expense of tracking imported animals. (Photo: J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
In a decision food safety and consumer advocates are calling a blow to animal...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
The United States cheered on Thursday an agreement it reached with India as...