U.S. Trade Representative Susan Schwab met with EU Trade Commissioner Catherine Ashton in
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Turning up the heat on the long-standing EU ban on beef from animals administered certain growth promoting hormones; Schwab announced last week that USTR is considering modifying the list of European products subject to increased tariffs, as allowed by the World Trade Organization settlement rulings in the EU beef hormones dispute. "We have been trying to resolve this dispute with the EU without changing the composition of tariffs," Schwab said at the time. "It is now time to revisit those tariffs to see if modifications would be appropriate."