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Market to Market January 19, 2007 (#3220)


In the News

  • No Breakthrough In WTO Talks
    (Jan 19, 2007) U.S trade representative Susan Schwab dampened any speculation of an imminent breakthrough in the struggling global commerce talks after meeting with World Trade Organization's Director-General Pascal Lamy late last week.
  • Japan May Ease Restrictions on U.S. Beef Imports
    (Jan 19, 2007) The Japanese government is considering scaling back its current practice of inspecting all beef imports from the U.S for bovine spongiform encephalopathy or mad-cow disease.
  • Grassley Seeks Ban on Packer Ownership of Livestock
    (Jan 19, 2007) Senator Charles Grassley, R - Iowa, announced plans on Tuesday to introduce legislation that would make it unlawful for packers to own or feed livestock intended for the human food chain.
  • The Cream in Their Caffeine
    (Jan 19, 2007) Less than a month after announcing they would stop selling items with trans fats in half of their U.S stores, Starbucks announced Tuesday that many of its stores have begun limiting its dairy purchases to products known to be free of bovine growth...