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CETA Leaves Bad Taste on Food Safety: Report


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CETA Leaves Bad Taste on Food Safety: Report

Council of Canadians

While debate rages in Europe about CETA, the Canada-EU trade agreement, a new report warns that the deal could lower food safety standards.

Food Safety, Agriculture and Regulatory Cooperation in the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, released today by the Council of Canadians and numerous European partners, outlines the regulatory differences between Canada and the EU that could jeopardize European food safety and production standards.

European farmers, who have been struggling as farm prices crash, will have to compete with Canadian imports.