05/22/2014 11:18 EDT | Updated 07/22/2014 05:59 EDT

EU seal product ban upheld in WTO appeal

Canada has lost its bid to have a European Union ban on seal products overturned, with the World Trade Organization's appeals process upholding a EU decision that connected the trade ban to moral objections against the seal hunt. 

Canada and Norway this winter appealed a WTO decision last fall that also backed the EU ban. 

More to come