Mueller, K. "Hormonal Imbalance: An analysis of the Hormone Treated Beef Trade Dispute Between the United States and the European Union." The Drake Journal of Agricultural Law 1 (1996): 97-118.
This law journal article covers the European Union ban on growth hormone-treated beef from economic, legal, and scientific perspectives, with the strongest emphasis placed on the economic issues affecting international trade. It is important to note, as reported in this article, that the European Union ban on growth hormone-treated beef is not directed specifically at the United States, as most reports on the issue in the United States would have one believe. Both Canada and Brazil have been affected by the European Union ban in addition to the United States. While Canada has joined the United States in contesting the ban, Brazil has agreed to provide only growth hormone-free beef for European exports. This article, thus, will be highly useful in the full examination of t