Agriculture Calls for Comprehensive FTA with EU

Shearer, P. Scott
June 2013
National Hog Farmer Expert Blog;6/ 3/2013, p7
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The article reports on the plea of a coalition of food and agricultural organizations to the U.S. government to press the European Union to negotiate a comprehensive free trade agreement, including addressing sanitary-phytosanitary (SPS) barriers, as indicated in a letter to U.S. Trade Representative. This is in response to a resolution approved in May 2013 by the European Parliament that the European Union should maintain the precautionary principle for SPS issues in negotiating with the U.S.


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