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Feds ‘carefully reviewing’ court decision to order removal of ‘product of Israel’ labels on West Bank wines

By Nina Russell      

Liberal MP Housefather believes the ruling contains 'substantive errors' and is encouraging the government to appeal the decision.

The Federal Court ruling will force the Canada Food Inspection Agency to reconsider whether Shiloh and Psagot wineries, which are both located in the West Bank, will be allowed to label their wines as products of Israel. Wikimedia Commons Photo by Tomascastelazo

Canadian Jewish groups and Liberal MP Anthony Housefather are encouraging the government to appeal a recent court decision regarding the labelling of Israeli wines produced by Israeli citizens in the West Bank. 

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