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Doud: EU’s Farm to Fork ag strategy is 'straight up protectionism’

February 25, 2021 at 10:08 AM
The European Union’s agriculture sustainability strategy, known as “Farm to Fork,” is “straight up protectionism,” the former top agricultural negotiator at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative said this week, arguing that the bloc was claiming its blocking of new agricultural technology would make European agriculture more sustainable. The U.S. and EU have a fraught relationship on agriculture, and analysts predicted on Tuesday that Farm to Fork could exacerbate the issue if the EU translates its domestic plans to...


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