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Market to Market May 28, 2004 (#2938)


In the News

  • Judge Rules on $280 Billion Tobacco Lawsuit
    (May 28, 2004) A federal judge ruled this week that the Justice Department can seek $280 billion in tobacco industry money as part of the government's case against cigarette makers.
  • USDA Pulls Back on Organic Ruling
    (May 28, 2004) USDA Secretary Ann Veneman has asked the agency's Agricultural Marketing Service to withdraw a recent interpretation of the organic standards rule following bitter complaints from organic interests that USDA was violating the spirit of the law.
  • CAFTA Signing Scheduled
    (May 28, 2004) A signing ceremony was scheduled Friday for the Central American Free Trade Agreement, but the Bush administration says Congress won't vote on the pact before the Nov 2 general election.