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Meat Institute Welcomes Senate Confirmation of Robert Lighthizer

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Washington, DC – Barry Carpenter, president and CEO of the North American Meat Institute, issued the following statement in response to the Senate confirmation of Robert Lighthizer as U.S. Trade Representative.

"We welcome today’s confirmation of Robert Lighthizer as the next U.S. trade representative. International trade is vital to the success of the U.S. meat and poultry industry and offers great benefits to the U.S. economy. We look forward to working with Ambassador Lighthizer to expand science-based trade opportunities and to improve market access for meat and poultry products around the world.”

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