Global Markets: Europe considers naming ban on veggie ‘burgers’

By MarketsFarm

WINNIPEG, April 4 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally.

– The agriculture committee of the European Parliament has approved food labeling rules that would place a ban on vegetarian food products using words like ‘burger,’ ‘sausage,’ or ‘steak’. The revised regulations passed with 80 per cent approval in the committee, but must still be voted on by the full Parliament and the member countries.

– United States President Donald Trump will meet with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He Thursday afternoon, according to the White House. Trade negotiations between the two countries are reportedly making progress.

– A preliminary report into the Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 that crashed in March shows that pilots of the Boeing 737 Max repeatedly followed recommended procedures as the plane nose-dived a number of times before crashing. Boeing 737 Max aircraft have been grounded around the world following the crash.

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