Sens. Say Trade Deal Should Open Markets To US Poultry

Law360, New York (January 16, 2014, 2:27 PM EST) -- A group of senators on Tuesday urged the U.S. negotiators of a free trade deal with 11 Pacific Rim countries to seize the opportunity to remove trade barriers several would-be Trans-Pacific Partnership members have enacted against U.S. poultry.

In a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman and Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack, the bipartisan group of 11 senators said the TPP should provide for open markets and fair trade of U.S. chicken, which is either banned or "severely" limited by the import restrictions of several...
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