Johanns, Baucus, Lincoln applaud passage of resolution on full market access for U.S. beef<
By Agri-Pulse Staff
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Washington, May 28 - Sen. Mike Johanns (R-NE), along with Senate Finance Committee Chair Max Baucus (D-MT) and Senate Agriculture Committee Chair Blanche Lincoln (D-AR) hailed unanimous Senate passage late Thursday night of their resolution urging China, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Mexico and Vietnam to follow international guidelines and provide full market access to all U.S. beef products.
pleased the Senate unanimously passed this resolution urging
applaud the Senate for standing with us and with American ranchers and farmers
in the fight to open markets for
unanimous support this resolution received in the Senate sends a strong signal
to the rest of the world that we will continue to fight to ensure our producers
can compete on a level playing field. Beef producers in
The Senators introduced Senate Resolution 544 Thursday as part of their longstanding effort to open foreign markets for American ranchers and farmers. The Senate passed the resolution by unanimous consent.