Infant formula products that have passed their sell-by-date could soon be considered adulterated if a recently introduced bill – labelled a “no brainer” – can make through the House of Representatives and the Senate.
A group of US Congress members have written to the US Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack, and US Trade Representative, Ron Kirk, urging them to take proactive steps to prevent Canada from imposing new barriers to US dairy exports.
Two US Congressmen have called on the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) to make full use of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) laws to address issues that have prevented the export of US dairy products into Russia.
America's dairy industry has ripped into the Bush administration's
'ineffective' spending plans for the sector, warning the proposals
will not help domestic farmers or improve prospects of a world