Media Coverage

Kattenburg.pngThe campaign to have settlement wines truthfully labelled in Canadian stores as products of illegal Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territories has been covered in a wide range of mainstream and alternative media.  Below is a partial list (in chronological order).

CFIA complainant describes story of falsely labelled wines, CJPME, Canadians for Justice and Peace in Middle East; July 7, 2017

Inspection agency says West Bank wine can be sold in LCBOCanadian Jewish News; July 13, 2017

Ontario Vendors Ordered to Stop Selling West Bank Wines Labeled Product of IsraelHaaretz; July 13, 2017

"Product of Israel" Wine LabellingCFIA-Formal Statement; July 13, 2017

B'nai Brith Canada Commends Government for Pressuring Agency to Comply with Canadian Wine RegulationsB'nai Brith; July 13, 2017

Flip-flop on West Bank wines decision betrays Canadian consumers, Huffington Post; July 14, 2017


Ontario caves to Israel on falsely-labeled wines– for now, anywayMondoweiss; July 16, 2017

Green Party calls for reversal of government decision that misleads Canadian consumersGreen Party of Canada; Media Release July 17, 2017

westbank_wineyard.jpegSettlement Wine Labeling Fiasco Exposes Duplicity in Canadian PolicyThe Palestine Chronicle; July 17, 2017

Battle of the bottle: Palestine activists uncork fight against Israeli settlement wines in CanadaThe New Arab; July 18, 2017

Do ‘free trade’ agreements trump product origin labeling? Council of Canadians; July 24, 2017

Ruling on West Bank settlement wines stirs debateAljazeera; July 24, 2017

Politics, not trade, behind Canada’s reversal on Israeli wine labelling decisionCanadian Centre for Policy Alternatives; July 25, 2017

Wine-labelling dispute uncorks serious problem with Canada-Israel trade dealThe Hill Times; July 26, 2017

’Free Trade’ is a euphemism for ‘Whatever power wants’; August 7, 2017 

Man challenges CFIA ruling that West Bank wines are ‘Products of Israel’CTV News; August 8, 2017

Activist Threatens Court Action Over ‘Product of Israel’ Wine LabellingCanadian Jewish News; August 11, 2017

West Bank Wine Controversy Continues as Canadian Challenges ‘Made in Israel’ LabelCBC News Website; August 24, 2017

Wine Labeled ‘Made in Israel’ Faces Legal Challenge in CanadaCBC TV, The National; August 24, 2017

Canadian sues over wines labelled 'Product of Israel'Aljazeera Oct 31, 2017

A thirst for justice - David Kattenburg talks about his lawsuit over two wines from the occupied West Bank,; November 9, 2017


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