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John Reddington Appointed to Agricultural Technical Advisory Committee for Trade (ATAC) in Animals and Animal Products

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

(American Meat Institute)

John Reddington, president of the U.S. Hides, Skin and Leather Association, has been appointed to the Agricultural Technical Advisory Committee for Trade (ATAC) in Animals and Animal Products.

Reddington’s appointment is effective October 1, 2011 and will expire on June 9, 2015.

The ATAC is a private sector body that provides technical advice on U.S. agricultural trade issues to the Secretary of Agriculture and U.S. Trade Representatiave. Jointly administered by the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), the ATAC was established under the Trade Act of 1974.

As an ATAC member, Reddington will play a significant role in shaping U.S. agricultural trade policy.

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