EU: EU announces compliance with WTO ruling on hormones in meat
A new EU directive concerning the prohibition on the use of hormones has entered into force and as a consequence the European Commission is now going to request the USA and Canada to lift their trade sanctions. The Commission said the directive implements the recommendations of the World Trade Organisation's ruling, which criticised the EU for banning the use of certain growth promoting hormones without a state of the art scientific assessment of the risk associated with meat consumption.
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