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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Mon Sep 9, 2013 07:54 AM CDT

I'm back from Argentina and recovering from the high levels of both red meat and red wine they have in the country. I sampled way too much of both. For Americans, the exchange rate was gracious.

More on that later.

While in Argentina, I saw a lot of social media exchanges about food, the U.S. and China. It turns out, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States last week approved the sale of Smithfield Foods to Shuanghui International. All that remains to close the deal is a vote by Smithfield investors later this month.

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