The Growing Threat of Food Safety

WASHINGTON—The Canadian minister blitz in Washington continued apace through mid-March with Public Safety Minister Peter Van Loan talking borders with Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, Minister of State for the Americas Peter Kent addressing a think-tank about Canadian priorities in Latin America, and Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz chatting with his American counterpart, Tom Vilsack.

The Hill Times Photo: Jake Wright
No Bull: New food safety regulations in the U.S. are widely supported by the American public, but are being used by that country’s livestock producers to hurt exporters like Canadian cattlemen.
Leslie Campbell
Published: Wednesday, 03/25/2009 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Tuesday, 05/26/2015 12:22 pm EDT

WASHINGTON—The Canadian minister blitz in Washington continued apace through mid-March with Public Safety Minister Peter Van Loan talking borders with Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, Minister of State for the Americas Peter Kent addressing a think-tank about Canadian priorities in Latin America, and Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz chatting with his American counterpart, Tom Vilsack.

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