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WTO ruling upholds EU seal products ban

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TORONTO (AP) — The World Trade Organization upheld Thursday the European Union's ban on the import of seal pelts, oil and meat on moral grounds. Canada and Norway had challenged the ban. The EU banned seal products in 2010, saying seal hunting, which can involve clubbing seals on the head, causes unavoidable pain and distress. A year before the ban was imposed, it was challenged by major...

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