Stewart frustrated with COOL

Nathan Liewicki
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Canadian cattle producers have lost an estimated $5 billion since 2008

Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart is frustrated with the United States government.

A Thunder Creek Pork Inc. employee waits beside a conveyor belt as portions of pork slide by. Times-Herald file photo

“We're very disappointed that the U.S. Country of Origin Labelling rules are not changed in the proposed agriculture bill down there that will likely be voted on this week,” Stewart told reporters at the provincial legislature on Jan. 28. “This is a restrictive trade measure.”

Nathan Liewicki can be reached at 306-691-1256 or follow him on Twitter @liewicks

Organizations: World Trade Organization, U.S. Country of Origin Labelling, Times-Herald

Geographic location: U.S., Saskatchewan, Canada Country of Origin Labelling Geneva Moose Jaw Thunder Creek

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