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WTO Attacks on U.S. Consumer Safeguards

In a set of decisions last fall, the World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled against U.S.country-of-origin labels on meat, dolphin-safe labels on tuna, and the ban on sweet-flavored cigarettes designed to combat youth smoking.

These are the policies we rely on to allow us to protect children's health and make informed decisions as consumers. Under current rules, the U.S. will have to water down or eliminate these policies, or face trade sanctions.


Learn More — Recent WTO Rulings against US Consumer Laws


COOL Case  |  Dolphin-Safe Tuna Case  |  Cigarettes Case  |  Other Resources  |  Take Action



U.S. Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) Case


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Dolphin-Safe Tuna Label Case


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Ban on Candy and Clove Cigarettes Case




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