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Ed Zwirn

Articles by Ed Zwirn

Canada's dairy market has been central to protracted negotiations - and home to negative reaction to dealHow might move from NAFTA to USMCA affect food industry? 11 October 2018

Since President Trump's election, the future of the 24-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement has at various times looked uncertain but the US, Canada and Mexico have struck a revised deal. Ed Zwirn, Keith Nuthall and Diana Yordanova look at what the prospective USA-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) could mean for the food industry.

Trump has set out cuts to budgets he wants to see in current fiscal yearTrump eyes cuts to USDA, FDA cash this fiscal year 29 March 2017

Donald Trump has set out cuts he wants the US Congress to make on the budgets of the US Department of Agriculture and the US Food and Drug Administration in the remaining months of the current fiscal period.

Sales of hemp-based foods are growing in the USHemp food sales in the US set for growth 19 July 2016

The liberalisation of regulations has opened the door to hemp-based food products in various US states. Growing consumer interest in the natural products industry also looks set to support expansion of what remains a nitch area. Ed Zwirn looks at the prospects for this fledgling sector. 

Port workers began clearing backlog at weekend, union saidUS ports: backlog will take "weeks" to clear 26 February 2015

US shipping companies and workers have reached a tentative deal that will eventually clear a cargo-handling backlog snarling food product movements at 29 West Coast ports.

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