United States Senate Committee on Agriculture Nutrition and Forestry

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Rising consumer demands aids organic industry sway

WASHINGTON (AP) — The organic food industry is gaining influence on Capitol Hill, prompted by its entry into traditional farm states and by increasing consumer demand. That’s not going over well with everyone in Congress. […]

05/18/2013

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Deal will prevent spike in milk prices

WASHINGTON (AP) — A potential doubling of milk prices will be averted as part of the compromise that White House and congressional bargainers reached on wide-ranging legislation to avert the “fiscal cliff,” a leading senator said late Monday.

12/31/2012