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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

  • April 25, 2018 Mexico Fails its Consumers, Trading Partners by Giving Away Common Cheese Names in EU Deal on Geographical Indications Read More >
  • March 12, 2018 CCFN Calls for U.S. to Condemn the EU’s Flagrant Abuse of GIs and to Safeguard Generic Food Names Read More >
  • March 12, 2018 Japan Rejects EU Attempts To Confiscate Many Generic Names Read More >
  • March 12, 2018 CCFN Engages Closely with China on GIs Read More >
  • March 12, 2018 NAFTA, Mexico-EU and Mercosur-EU Trade Deals Still in Process Read More >
  • March 12, 2018 More EU Trade Deal Activity on the Horizon Read More >
  • March 12, 2018 Emmentaler Trademark Application Requires EU Rejection Read More >
  • March 08, 2018 CCFN Calls for U.S. to Reject the EU’s Flagrant Abuse of Geographical Indications; Safeguard Generic Food Names Read More >
  • December 20, 2017 Europe Won’t Own “Parmesan” and “Bologna” in Japan: Japan Rejects EU Attempts To Confiscate Many Generic Names Read More >
  • November 30, 2017 Mercosur Governments Must Rebuff EU’s Efforts at Economic Colonialism, Stand with Local Producers and Trade Partners To Protect Common Food Names Read More >
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