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WASHINGTON (FNS) -- The food industry is hoping that the Republican Party will bring reasons for celebration in 1995. Retail, wholesale and manufacturer leaders are bracing to seize major opportunities as the first Republican-controlled Congress in more than 40 years convenes.With friends in high places, executives are solidifying their ties to lawmakers and reviewing their wish lists, which are topped

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- The food industry is hoping that the Republican Party will bring reasons for celebration in 1995. Retail, wholesale and manufacturer leaders are bracing to seize major opportunities as the first Republican-controlled Congress in more than 40 years convenes.

With friends in high places, executives are solidifying their ties to lawmakers and reviewing their wish lists, which are topped with regulatory reform that would undo decades of Democratic-inspired rules.

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