U.S. Food Cos. Call For Whopping Tariffs On Imports

Law360, New York (April 14, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Three food-ingredient producers, among them Archer Daniels Midland Co., are asking U.S. authorities to investigate imports of citric acid and certain citrate salts from China and Canada, claiming the products are being sold below fair market value and should be heavily taxed to balance their unfair edge in the U.S. marketplace.

Archer Daniels Midland, Cargill Inc. and Tate & Lyle Americas filed petitions Monday with the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. International Trade Commission asking the government to impose both anti-dumping and countervailing duties...
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