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AFIA concerned about climate-change legislation

The  American Feed Industry Association  (AFIA) has written a letter to US senators, stating its views on pending climate-change legislation and cap-and-trade issues. The Senate will take up the issue later this year.

Addressed to Senator Barbara Boxer (D-California), chair of the US  Senate Environment and Public Works Committee , and Senator James Inhofe (R-Oklahoma), the senior Republican on the committee, the letter urged them to consider the effects climate-change legislation and cap-and-trade issues will have on the cost of food, feed and household products.

The letter was signed by the  American Meat Institute , the  Grocery Manufacturers Association , the  National Chicken Council , the  National Council of Farmer Cooperatives , the  National Meat Association  and the  National Turkey Federation  along with AFIA.

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