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New ‘Groundbreaking’ Bill Would PAUSE Out-of-Control Food Industry Mega-Mergers

“Consolidation has now reached a point where the top four firms in almost every sector of the food and agriculture economy have acquired abusive levels of market power,” said Sen. Cory Booker, who introduced the legislation.  Reviving an effort made nearly 20 years ago by Paul Wellstone, the late Democratic senator from Minnesota, U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-N.J.) introduced legislation on Tuesday that would put a check on “the ever-increasing levels of corporate concentration” in the food system.  Read more...

 

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