Food Distribution & International Trade

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CDC to Host Webinar on COVID-19 Vaccination for Food and Agriculture Workers – January 21st

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will host a webinar to provide updates on COVID-19 vaccine implementation for food and agriculture workers on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 3:00 PM Eastern. The webinar will also discuss vaccine safety and confidence as well as recommendations for vaccine prioritization. The panelists for the webinar …

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NIAA: What to Expect for Animal Agriculture in a Biden Administration

The National Institute of Animal Agriculture invited Chelsea Good, Vice President of Government & Industry Affairs at Livestock Marketing Association and John Dillard, Principal Attorney in the USDA Practice Group at OFW Law to provide insight on the incoming Biden Administration and what it will mean for the animal agriculture industry. From the Barn to …

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International Trade Commission to Investigate Imports of Cucumbers, Including Gherkins

The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has instituted Investigation No. 332-583, Cucumbers: Effect of Imports on U.S. Seasonal Markets, with a Focus on the U.S. Southeast. The study is being conducted at the request of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) and will include a public hearing as well as opportunities to submit briefs and …

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International Trade Commission to Investigate Squash Imports

The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) today instituted Investigation No. 332-584, Squash: Effect of Imports on U.S. Seasonal Markets, with a Focus on the U.S. Southeast. The study is being conducted at the request of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) and will include a public hearing as well as opportunities to submit briefs and …

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ITC To Investigate the Impact of Blueberry Imports on US Domestic Producers

At the request of the U.S. Trade Representative, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has initiated an investigation to determine whether increased imports of fresh, chilled, or frozen blueberries are causing or threatening to cause serious injury to domestic blueberry producers.  If the ITC determines that they are, the President is authorized to take action …

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