Food and Agriculture Issues
EU 16 WTO members sign pact for interim appeal arrangement   
January 24, 2020
Source: The Week - The arrangement, signed on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting, will allow the participating WTO members to preserve a functioning and two-step dispute settlement system at the World Trade Organization...
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Several WTO members agree to temporary dispute-settlement system after U.S. cripples Appellate Body   
January 24, 2020
Source: The Globe and Mail - Seventeen World Trade Organization members including the European Union and China agreed on Friday to create a temporary mechanism to settle trade disputes after the United States paralyzed the WTO’s appeals body last...
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Consumers Union pushes to improve medical device safety   
January 24, 2020
Source: Consumer Reports - As Congress debates whether to reauthorize a statute governing medical devices, Consumers Union, the advocacy arm of Consumer Reports is stepping up its campaign to strengthen the law. Consumers ...
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Celia Grace employs women around the world in eco-friendly, ethical, fair-trade wedding dress business: Outlook 2016   
January 24, 2020
Source: MassLive - Celia Grace is a member of the Fair Trade Federation and America's first fair and only trade wedding dress brand. AMHERST - When Marcie Muehlke was planning her 2009 wedding, she made it her focus ...
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Scientists discover walking sharks in the tropics   
January 24, 2020
Source: Knowridge - The walking sharks were discovered during a 12-year study with Conservation International, the CSIRO, Florida Museum of Natural History, the Indonesian Institute of Sciences and Indonesian Ministry of Marine Affairs and...
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Bosnia and Herzegovina Veterinary Labs Equipped to Diagnose Animal Diseases Using Nuclear-Derived Techniques   
January 24, 2020
Source: iaea.org - Bosnia and Herzegovina veterinary authorities are better equipped to protect livestock from several animal diseases spreading in Southeastern Europe, thanks to the support of the IAEA in partnership with the Food and Agriculture...
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International Trade Group Of The Year: WilmerHale   
January 24, 2020
Source: Law360 - Law360 (January 23, 2020, 3:38 PM EST) -- WilmerHale shepherded a big win this past year for Boeing in a long-running dispute over aircraft subsidies by helping to secure the largest-ever World Trade Organization arbitration...
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Analysis of North America's $5.27 Billion Smart Labels Market, 2019-2024, by Technology, Component, End-user and Region - ResearchAndMarkets.com   
January 24, 2020
Source: Business Wire - For instance, a smart label digital initiative has been introduced by the Grocery Manufacturers Association and the Food Marketing Institute in the North America food industry. Apart from this, there is a wide-scale usage of...
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Daisy on the Power of Commitment   
January 24, 2020
Source: Medium - It’s commitment that fosters vision. And it’s commitment that takes hold of our dreams and turns them into reality.” — Daisy Owomugasho (Country Director, The Hunger Project-Uganda)
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‘Nobody is disrupting world trade more than Trump and the US,’ Professor Wolff tells Boom Bust   
January 24, 2020
Source: RT - US President Donald Trump complained this week at the World Economic Forum in Davos that the United States has not been “treated fairly” by the World Trade Organization (WTO). Professor Richard Wolff joins Boom Bust...
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