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61 senators urge USTR to prioritize access for foods with common names

July 30, 2020 at 5:38 PM
Sixty-one senators on Thursday called on U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to prioritize securing market access for foods with common names. “On behalf of the food and beverage manufacturers, producers, and exporters we represent, we write today to request that the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) establish as a core U.S. policy objective in all trade-related discussions the goal of securing concrete market access assurances regarding specific...

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