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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

  • March 12, 2017 Getting the Rules of the Road Right Read More >
  • March 12, 2017 Canada-EU Trade Agreement Heads List of Problematic FTAs Now Moving Forward Read More >
  • March 12, 2017 Decisions Pending in Challenges to GIs in Mexico; Fight over Parmesan in Guatemala Continues Read More >
  • March 12, 2017 CCFN to Participate in WIPO Listening Session on GIs; Host Side Seminar in Geneva Read More >
  • March 12, 2017 Upscale Magazine Agrees with CCFN that Some U.S. Cheeses Are as Good as Europe’s Read More >
  • March 12, 2017 U.S. Companies Join CCFN in Challenging Trademark for Gruyere Sought by French and Swiss Read More >
  • March 08, 2017 CCFN Urges Trump Administration to Escalate Opposition to Geographical Indications Policies Designed to Hurt U.S. Manufacturing of Food Products Read More >
  • December 05, 2016 Disastrous Impact of European GI Agenda on U.S. Farmers and Cheese Industry Detailed in Analysis Read More >
  • December 05, 2016 Wine Institute, Manufacturers Join Dairy in Viewing Common Food Term Restrictions as Serious Trade Threat Read More >
  • December 05, 2016 Canada’s Short-Sighted GI Decision in Trade Agreement Bites the United States Read More >
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