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[Pages 343-372]
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Introduction
I.  Background
    A.  Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy
    B.  New Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease
    C.  Crisis in Europe
II.  EU Action
III.  U.S. Action
IV.  EU-U.S. Trade
    A.  BSE and the Meat Market
    C.  The Hormone-Treated Meat Dispute
        1.  The EU Hormone Ban
        2.  World Trade Organization Agreement on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures
        3.  The EU’s Interpretation of the Precautionary Principle
        4.  The Dispute
V.  Outlook for Resolution
    A.  EU-U.S. Veterinary Agreement
    B.  WTO Guidelines on Consistency
    B.  European Food Authority
    C.  Labeling and GMOs
Conclusion