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WASHINGTON -- Repeal of the federal estate tax is at the top of the food industry's legislative agenda for the newly installed Congress, but supermarkets may not get their wish granted this year.However, the food-distribution industry may have a good shot at convincing Congress this year to rework a new country-of-origin meat and produce labeling law, which has saddled retailers and suppliers with

WASHINGTON -- Repeal of the federal estate tax is at the top of the food industry's legislative agenda for the newly installed Congress, but supermarkets may not get their wish granted this year.

However, the food-distribution industry may have a good shot at convincing Congress this year to rework a new country-of-origin meat and produce labeling law, which has saddled retailers and suppliers with potentially billions of dollars in increased paperwork.

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