International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)

International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)

February 11, 2011 10:04 ET

Available to Comment: Canada to Escalate Appeal on EU Seal Ban

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 11, 2011) - The Federal Fisheries Minister, Gail Shea, today announced that Canada will be asking the World Trade Organization to set up a formal dispute resolution panel to address the European Union's ban on trade of seal products.

Sheryl Fink, Director of the Seal Program for the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) is available to comment.

Contact Information

  • IFAW Canada
    Michelle Cliffe
    Communications Officer
    647-986-IFAW
    mcliffe@ifaw.org
    Twitter: @michellecliffe