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WTO rules against US country of origin labeling

The World Trade Organization (WTO) on Monday ruled against the United States’ revised rule in a country-of-origin-labeling (COOL) dispute with Mexico and Canada over meat imports.In the win for Canada and Mexico, the WTO raised concerns that the modified ... [Published The Hill - 2 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Public Citizen : World Trade Organization Rules Against Popular U.S. Country-of-Origin Meat Labels on Which Consumers Rely

Oct. 20, 2014World Trade Organization Rules Against Popular U.S. Country-of-Origin Meat Labels on Which Consumers RelyCompliance Panel Says U.S. Policy Still Violates WTO Despite Changes Made to Comply With 2012 WTO Order; U.S. Should Not Change COOL ... [Published 4 Traders - 6 hours ago]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Alabama Supreme Court Lifts Gag Order on Customers and Attorneys in Exterminator Case (10/17/14)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 17 -- Public Citizen issued the following news release:Today, in response to a Public Citizen petition (http://www.citizen.org/litigation/forms/cases/getlinkforcase.cfm?cID=863), the Alabama Supreme Court lifted a gag order that prevented ... [Published Targeted News Service - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

MLSC names award winners

The Maryland Legal Services Corp. has named its 2014 Legal Services Award recipients, selected by the MLSC board of directors. They will be honored at MLSC’s annual awards reception on Dec. 8: Arthur W. Machen Jr. Award — Ben C. Clyburn, retired chief ... [Published Maryland Daily Record - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 2 reports

New WikiLeaks revelations on Trans-Pacific Trade Pact Text

Access to affordable cancer treatments in the USA and 11 other countries would be delayed for years if terms revealed today in the leaked draft Intellectual Property Chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) were to go into effect, US consumer advocacy ... [Published Pharma Letter - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Attack on Affordability of Cancer Treatments Revealed in New WikiLeaks Trans-Pacific Trade Pact Text (10/16/14)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 -- Public Citizen issued the following news release:Access to affordable cancer treatments in the U.S and 11 other countries would be delayed for years if terms revealed today in the leaked draft Intellectual Property Chapter of the ... [Published Targeted News Service - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 4 reports

Trade pact could lead to higher meds prices

Australian consumers may be forced to pay more for medicines under a new draft proposal for Pacific trade negotiations.A draft intellectual property chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade agreement was published online by whistle-blower ... [Published Pharmacy News - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Congressional ethics

-- This week's FEDtalk guests discuss the recent call for reform of the process, especially with regards to the recent Public Citizen report "The Case for Independent Ethics Agencies" .Host Jenny Mattingley will be joined for this roundtable discussion ... [Published Federal News Radio 1500 AM - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Trade Dispute Settlement: Much Ado About Nothing

Those who doubt the efficacy of free trade agreements take particular offense at the way trade disputes are settled. They warn of all manner of dire consequences.Under NAFTA, a dispute between, say, a Canadian company with investments in the U.S. and ... [Published Forbes.com - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 2 reports

Group to Senate: Shape Up Your Ethics

The state of ethics in the U.S. Senate is a “black hole,” according to the Ethics Working Group, a new nonprofit coalition allied with Public Citizen, a consumer rights lobbying group.In an open letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and ... [Published US News & World Report - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 2 reports

Search engines 'fail' to highlight ads

WASHINGTON DC: Leading search engines in the US – including Google, Yahoo and Microsoft – have been accused of making it difficult for users to distinguish between ads and organic search results.An article in the Wall Street Journal has suggested that ... [Published WARC - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Public Citizen Report: 42 Percent of Unregulated Groups Have Devoted All Their Resources to a Single Candidate in 2014 Elections

Oct. 14, 2014 Assumption in Citizens United That Outside Spenders Would Be Independent Is Undercut by Their Ties to Candidates and PartiesWASHINGTON, D.C. – At least 57 outside groups that can accept unlimited contributions have devoted all of their resources ... [Published Public Citizen - Oct 14 2014]

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"Today's WTO compliance panel's report reaffirms Canada's long-standing view that the revised U S COOL measure is blatantly protectionist and fails to comply with the WTO's original ruling against it" Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz said in a statement
...Meat from other countries could carry labels such as, "Born in Mexico, Raised and Slaughtered in the United States."
Jackson agreed that the SEC should ignore Republican threats. "At a minimum," he said, "the SEC should closely consider a rule like this rather than turning its back on investors' interests because of Republican objections."
"A negotiated solution, not further litigation at the WTO, is the most realistic path to getting this issue resolved in the near-term" the official said, speaking on condition of anonymity

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U.S. risks trade sanctions in WTO meat label di... [Published Sharenet - 1 hour ago]
WTO rules against US country of origin labeling [Published The Hill - 2 hours ago]
U.S. risks trade sanctions in WTO meat label di... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - 4 hours ago]
Support With No Future [Published Corporate Counsel - 4 hours ago]
UPDATE 3-U.S. risks trade sanctions in WTO meat... [Published CNBC - 4 hours ago]
Public Citizen : World Trade Organization Rules... [Published 4 Traders - 6 hours ago]
Magnetic stimulation gains in treatment of depr... [Published Miami Herald - 9 hours ago]
Updated Secret Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreem... [Published Global Research - Oct 19 2014]
For now, status quo winning fight over state's ... [Published Insurance News Net - Oct 18 2014]
Alabama Supreme Court Lifts Gag Order on Custom... [Published Targeted News Service - Oct 18 2014]
The TPP’s New Plant-Related Intellectual Proper... [Published Intellectual Property Watch - Oct 17 2014]
Alabama Supreme Court Lifts Gag Order on Custom... [Published Public Citizen - Oct 17 2014]
MLSC names award winners [Published Maryland Daily Record - Oct 17 2014]
New WikiLeaks revelations on Trans-Pacific Trad... [Published Pharma Letter - Oct 17 2014]
Dark money group from Ohio are spreading their ... [Published Cleveland.com - Oct 17 2014]
Attack on Affordability of Cancer Treatments Re... [Published Targeted News Service - Oct 17 2014]
Trade pact could lead to higher meds prices [Published Pharmacy News - Oct 17 2014]
Congressional ethics [Published Federal News Radio 1500 AM - Oct 17 2014]
Medicine prices at risk under Pacific trade dra... [Published Yahoo! Finance UK and Ireland - Oct 16 2014]
Medicine prices at risk under Pacific trade dra... [Published CNBC - Oct 16 2014]
WikiLeaks: US pushes to extend drug monopolies ... [Published Russia Today - Oct 16 2014]
Trade Dispute Settlement: Much Ado About Nothing [Published Forbes.com - Oct 16 2014]
Trans-Pacific Partnership Would Decrease Access... [Published BuzzFlash.com - Oct 16 2014]
Group to Senate: Shape Up Your Ethics [Published US News & World Report - Oct 16 2014]
Latest Intellectual Property Chapter Of TPP Agr... [Published Techdirt - Oct 16 2014]
Hidden agenda behind trade deals: EBC [Published Axis of Logic - Oct 16 2014]
DWR must reopen environmental review on the Ker... [Published California Planning & Development Board - Oct 16 2014]
Coalition calls for rejection of Exelon-Pepco m... [Published Maryland Gazette - Oct 16 2014]
Chantix (varenicline), thoughts of suicide/self... [Published Philly.com - Oct 15 2014]
Watchdog Groups: Give Ethics Office Power to Su... [Published National Journal - Oct 15 2014]
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Latest Intellectual Property Chapter Of TPP Agr... [Published Techdirt - Oct 16 2014]
For years, we've discussed the ridiculous and unnecessary secrecy concerning trade agreements negotiated by the USTR. The text of the negotiating documents and even the US's general position is kept secret until the very end, at which point concerns from ...
Hidden Agenda Behind The New Free Trade Deals: ... [Published St George West - Oct 15 2014]
“Free trade” is at best a misnomer, at worst an oxymoron: these trade pacts contain surprisingly little related to trade. So , what are they really about? By Don Quijones: On Saturday, people hit the streets of Europe to protest the Transatlantic ...
It’s not just Ebola. Health care is pretty dang... [Published Ezra Klein - Oct 14 2014]
Health workers in protective gear. (AP Photo/ Abbas Dulleh) The Ebola outbreak shows that being on the front lines of disease can be particularly dangerous business for health-care workers. More than 230 workers have died overseas trying to battle ...
Citizens disunited [Published The Moderate Voice - Oct 13 2014]
WASHINGTON — Are we spending our democracy into oblivion? This is the time of year when media scribblers bemoan how nasty political campaigns have become. The complainers are accused of a dainty form of historical ignorance by defenders of mud-slinging ...
Argument analysis: Another one bites the dust, ... [Published SCOTUSblog - Oct 08 2014]
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times Tuesday morning when the Court heard arguments in Dart Cherokee Basin Operating Co. v. Owens . It was the best of times for the attorneys at Public Citizen who filed an amicus brief in support of ...
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