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Juncker: EU looking to 'export' standards to Mexico, Asia-Pacific

September 13, 2017
The European Union is aiming to have other countries adopt its standards on food safety and other areas, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Wednesday – a move that could block U.S. exports to those countries. “Trade is about exporting our standards, be they social or environmental standards, data protection or food safety requirements,” Juncker said in his state of the union address in Brussels. Food safety standards have long been a point of contention between the U.S. and...

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