Poultry growers lobby for trade

US - Central Valley poultry producers this week are urging Congress to hatch a controversial Central American trade deal.

Their timing is apt. After a scrambled start, the Central American Free Trade Agreement is starting to move. That gratifies the poultry producers now lobbying on Capitol Hill for its passage.

"We believe an open market helps the entire poultry industry," Bill Mattos, president of the Modesto-based California Poultry Federation, said Tuesday.

Source: mercedsun-star.com
calendar icon 30 June 2005
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