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Broad Coalition Pleads For Food-And-Farm Competition
Updated October 5, 2017 7:33 AM | Filed under: Agriculture
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(WASHINGTON, DC) - A coalition of 210 farm, rural, worker and consumer organizations urged Congress to enact a farm bill that will promote competition in every link in the food chain--from the fields to the grocery store cash register.

Talk Media News reports, led by groups such as Food and Water Watch and the National Farmers Union, the signatories to a letter sent to Capitol Hill said that consolidation in agribusiness, food processing and supermarket industries have meant lower prices and wages for farmers and farm workers, erosion of rural economies, and higher food prices for consumers.



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