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Farmers participate in a tractor rally against newly passed farm bills, on a highway on the outskirts of New Delhi, India on Jan. 7, 2021. (Photo: Reuters/Adnan Abidi)

India’s top court orders stay on farm laws that riled growers

New Delhi | Reuters — India’s Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered an indefinite stay on the implementation of new agricultural laws that have triggered widespread protest from farmers, saying it wanted to protect farmers and would hear their objections. For more than a month, tens of thousands of farmers have camped on the outskirts of […] Read more

(Photo courtesy Canada Beef Inc.)

Clock ticking to avoid North American food fight

Winnipeg | Reuters –– The North American spat pitting Canada and Mexico against the U.S. over meat labels has sown confusion among producers and shippers in all three countries, with a trade war potentially just weeks away. The World Trade Organization on Monday authorized Canada and Mexico, the biggest markets for exported U.S. goods, to […] Read more