March 28, 2014  -  The Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has issued a decision in favor of USDA in the Country of Origin (COOL) meat labeling dispute. The 15-page opinion is posted below. Our professional readers will want to carefully review the text of decision as it is not possible to understand the nuances of this important matter from news media reports. Clearly, Mexico and Canada will be taking this important issue back to the WTO.