NEWS
Meat Industry Groups Back TPA
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Mon Jan 26, 2015 05:22 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- Some of the nation's major meat industry groups made it clear Monday that they are "all-in" which in comes to renewing Trade Promotion Authority for President Barack Obama to help close a trade deal in the Pacific.

The National Cattlemen's Beef Association, National Chicken Council, National Pork Producers Council and National Turkey Federation all issued statements Monday in a concerted effort to draw attention to TPA and their interest in getting a 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership deal completed.

"It is no surprise that agricultural producers are joining the chorus of voices calling on Congress to renew Trade Promotion ...

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