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FOOD RULES PROVE HARD TO SWALLOW AT TRADE TALKS

Negotiators meeting this week to forge a sweeping trade agreement between the U.S. and the European Union are nearing a deal to eliminate tariffs on at least 97% of goods traded across the Atlantic, officials close to the talks say, building momentum for what would be the most ambitious trade pact in more than 20 years. But a host of disputes still stand in the way of an overall agreement. The EU limits hundreds of food and drink names to producers in specific regions, as reported by the Wall Street Journal.

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