Trade

Bush Cuts the Cheese

Even out of office, it seems that Bush has caused another stink. In its final days, the administration imposed a 300 percent duty on Roquefort cheese as retaliation for the EU ban on U.S. beef imports containing hormones. As a result, Roquefort producers are up in arms, complaining that the high U.S. tariffs are rattling the local economy in Roquefort-Sur-Soulzon, France.