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Market to Market February 16, 2007 (#3224)


In the News

  • Anti-smoking Advocates Want FDA to Regulate Tobacco
    (Feb 16, 2007) A bipartisan group of lawmakers plan to introduce legislation that would give the Food and Drug Administration authority to regulate tobacco just as the agency does for other consumer products.
  • U.S. Beef Troubles with Two Asian Countries
    (Feb 16, 2007) Japan is suspending beef imports from a Tyson, plant in Lexington, Nebraska after the discovery of two undocumented boxes of rib meat in shipment sent to the port of Yokohama.
  • Agreement Reached for U.S. Ownership of Ports
    (Feb 16, 2007) Six major U.S port operations will come under U.S ownership following a yearlong political conflict over the ports being operated by Dubai Ports World based in the United Arab Emirates.