Canada and Mexico say the U.S. rules violate international trade law and have damaged their industries
“It’s a trade of cars for pigs and cows,” said UNIFOR economist Jim Stanford, who said the fed’s willingness to sacrifice autos for gains in agriculture is “…all about the government’s political base in the West.”
Russia is Canada’s third-largest market for Canadian pork, with imports worth about $500 million last year.
The Central American nation banned Canadian beef after the BSE outbreak in 2003.
Technology will enable production of a split-resistant sausage.