Friday, March 14, 2014

Ag industry opposes Japan’s TPP offer - AgMinute for March 14, 2014

U.S. agriculture organizations and bipartisan senators are urging the Obama administration and trade negotiators to refuse Japan's offer in the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations, which seeks to protect key agricultural products like pork and beef, wheat and dairy. Such a move opens the door for other countries to also protect their products from free trade and puts upward pressure on global food prices, says Nick Giordano, vice president and counsel for international affairs for the National Pork Producers Council. Click here for the full story

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