Bipartisan group of senators writes to USDA and encourages them to push China to end its ban on U.S. poultry
July 26, 2017
U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner , D-Virginia, and Thad Cochran, R-Mississippi, have led a bipartisan group of 37 senators in urging the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to push the Chinese government to end its ban on the sale of American poultry products.
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