Trinidad & Tobago working to stave off potential trade dispute with Barbados
Trinidad & Tobago is moving to stave off a trade dispute with Barbados.
Trinidad & Tobago has apologized for the actions of its food safety agency in blocking the entry of milk and juices from Barbados, and has indicated that it was working to resolve the issue.
Trinidad & Tobago trade minister Stephen Cadiz, told reporters that the government of Trinidad & Tobago was sorry about the actions of the country’s food safety agency, the Food and Drugs Division in the Ministry of Health, in denying the entry of juices and milk products from the Pine Hill Dairy of St. Michael, Barbados.
“We are working to get it corrected. On behalf of the government, I do sincerely apologize for what has happened here. – (CMC)