Sharon Anglin Treat

Sharon Anglin Treat is Senior Attorney at the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy.

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There are several reasons that trade negotiations initiated in the Obama administration for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) broke down even before the 2016 U.S. elections. (Photo: greensefa/flickr/cc) Views
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Food Standards on the Menu at U.S.-EU Talks
With the endorsement on April 15 by a majority of the heads of government of its member states, the European Union has finally taken the formal step needed to move ahead with trade negotiations with the United States. The talks may yet blow up over automobile tariffs, airplane subsidies or a...
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  U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) inspector examines a shipment imported frozen meat at the Port of New Orleans Views
Sunday, February 24, 2019
Agribusiness's Secretive Plans to Unravel Food Safety and Worker Protections
As Congress and the public debate the pros and cons of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), or New NAFTA, behind the scenes and in the shadows transnational corporations are doubling down on their plans to weaken and eliminate public protections through a related entity, the secretive...
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Trump has moved aggressively to undo rules to address climate change, food safety, agricultural pollution, and exposure to chemicals, Views
Friday, September 08, 2017
Will Trump Use NAFTA To Institutionalize The Wholesale Delay And Repeal Of Public Protections?
If the Trump administration can be said to stand for anything, it would be a concerted effort to delay and repeal regulatory protections. Through his cabinet and directly with executive orders, Trump has moved aggressively to undo rules to address climate change , food safety , agricultural...
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