first_imgASA joined more than 30 other farm and food organizations this week in a letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Michael Froman outlining the agriculture and food industry’s Statement of Core Principles for a Successful TPPAgreement, which are “are aimed at ensuring that the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations fulfill the promise of a high-quality agreement that can serve as a standard for future trade agreements” say the groups.The Core Principles have been been endorsed by groups representing the vast majority of U.S. producers, processors and exporters of food and agricultural goods, including ASA and other oilseed and row crop groups, livestock and dairy groups, specialty crops, retail organizations and food companies.Below is a full copy of the letter and the Core Principles.[gview file=””]last_img

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