Farm Bill Trade and Food Aid Provisions

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This report discusses the trade provisions of omnibus farm legislation, passed in May 2002. The measure includes a trade title reauthorizing, through 2007, the major foreign food aid and agricultural export programs. It also contains other provisions affecting agricultural trade, including new country-of-origin labeling requirements for meat, seafood, and produce; and increased domestic farm subsidies with possible implications for U.S. trade relations.

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Becker, Geoffrey S. May 8, 2002.

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This report discusses the trade provisions of omnibus farm legislation, passed in May 2002. The measure includes a trade title reauthorizing, through 2007,
the major foreign food aid and agricultural export programs. It also contains other
provisions affecting agricultural trade, including new country-of-origin labeling
requirements for meat, seafood, and produce; and increased domestic farm subsidies
with possible implications for U.S. trade relations.

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6 Pages.

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  • May 8, 2002

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Becker, Geoffrey S. Farm Bill Trade and Food Aid Provisions, report, May 8, 2002; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs2125/: accessed April 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.