All but three burger chains failed an annual report card that gauges how the meat industry uses antibiotics that are considered important to human health. Overuse of the medicines has contributed to resistant strains of bacteria that sicken and kill thousands each year.
The new version of NAFTA includes a key opening for U.S. wine exports, 90% of which are from California. British Columbia has promised to stop segregating U.S. wines on grocery shelves, favor of domestic ones. The concession by Ottawa lends hope to ending the policy in other provinces.