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    Plant-Based Movement: From Trendy to Mainstream

    January 17, 2020

    Plant-based is a broad term that today indicates expanding one’s diet to include plant-based proteins in place of meat, think the no-meat Whopper from Burger King. Rice, and more specifically, U.S.-grown rice, marries seamlessly into the philosophy, though proponents need to be reminded why. Full story
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    FAS Leads Information Sessions on E-Commerce in China

    January 16, 2020

    Late last week the U.S. Department of Agriculture Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) hosted two informational sessions on the opportunities, requirements, and challenges of e-commerce in China. Full story
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    Senate Passes USMCA

    January 16, 2020

    Today, the U.S. Senate passed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) by an overwhelmingly bipartisan vote of 89-10. The U.S. House of Representatives passed the agreement on December 19 by a vote of 385-41. Full story

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