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Bipartisan Group Of U.S. Lawmakers Introduces Legislation To Overhaul International Food Aid Rules

Reuters: U.S. lawmakers seek overhaul of overseas food aid rules
“…Republicans and Democrats in the Senate and House of Representatives introduced the ‘Food for Peace Modernization Act of 2018,’ which they want to include in the 2018 farm bill, a giant piece of legislation governing U.S. agriculture. Among other things, the bill would end a requirement that 100 percent of food aid commodities be produced in the United States, changing it to 25 percent…” (Zengerle, 3/14).