World Trade Organization

A record number of trade issues were raised at the latest World Trade Organization (WTO) meeting on safe food.

Delegates at the WTO Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Measures meeting in November addressed specific trade concerns relating to food safety and animal and plant health.

Countries raised 55 specific

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The United States has said it remains “deeply concerned” with China’s lack of scientific explanation of how two decrees address food safety and public health.

The U.S. repeated its concerns about China’s measures for registering overseas manufacturers of imported food at the latest World Trade Organization (WTO) meeting on food

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Germany has donated almost €3 million ($3.2 million) to boost safe trade in developing and least-developed countries (LDCs).

The €2.85 million ($3.1 million) sum until 2025 will help such nations meet international food safety, animal and plant health standards.

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, World Trade Organization (WTO) director-general, thanked Germany for supporting

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