WTO upholds EUs ban on seal products

Image: International Fund for Animal Welfare

Image: International Fund for Animal Welfare

The World Trade Organization has upheld Europe’s ban on imported seal products, ruling that it is justified on “public moral concerns” for animal welfare. This landmark decision will set a precedent which supports the rights of nations to ban the seal product trade. Read more here.

For a summary of the WTO panel’s key findings, click here.