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Background Items 

Senate Finance Committee Letter to USTR Concerning EU-Mexico Free Trade Negotiations

CCFN Comments and Oral Testimony, 2017 USTR Special 301 Review

October 2016 Study by Informa Economics IEG: Assessing the Potential Impact of Geographical Indications for Common Cheeses on the U.S. Dairy Sector

Comments on the Proposed 2017 National Trade Estimate on Foreign Trade Barriers

Comments for 2015 U.S. National Trade Estimate Report (including impact of GI policy)

U.S. Legislative Letters of Support

Comments on Other GI Regulations/Policies

Comments to EU on non-agricultural GIs:

News Items

  • August 02, 2017 CCFN Objects to Confiscation of Common Names for Popular Meats and Cheeses Threatened Under China-EU GI Agreement Read More >
  • July 19, 2017 CCFN Ready to Defend Common Food Names on Japan-EU Geographical Indications List Read More >
  • July 03, 2017 More Dialogue Needed on Safeguarding Common Food Names in Geographical Indications (GI) Policies Read More >
  • June 28, 2017 NAFTA Modernization Must Include Provisions on Geographical Indications That Safeguard Common Names for Cheese, Meat, Wine and Other Foods Read More >
  • June 06, 2017 CCFN Participates in WIPO Listening Session on GIs; Hosts Side Seminar in Geneva Read More >
  • June 06, 2017 Trump Administration Commits to Continued Defense of Manufacturers Using Common Food Names Read More >
  • June 06, 2017 CCFN Briefs New U.S. Administration Officials on GIs and Common Names Read More >
  • June 06, 2017 Mexico: One Step Forward, Yet Past Government Mis-Steps Continue to Haunt Read More >
  • April 28, 2017 Trump Administration Commits to Continued Staunch Defense of U.S. Food and Beverage Manufacturers Using Common Food Names Read More >
  • March 12, 2017 Getting the Rules of the Road Right Read More >
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