RULES OF ORIGIN

BY KEITH NUTHALL
A SPECIAL WTO rules of origin committee has recommended global regulations stating whether food manufacturing processes are important enough for the processed ingredient or product to be legally a new product, made in the manufacturing country, not where its raw materials were sourced. The committee is trying to harmonise rules of origin internationally. It has also recommended that manufacturing coffee creamer and condensed milk from fresh milk and processed cheese from standard cheese do not create new legal products, while yoghurt ...


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