SENATE SHIFT THREATENS INDUSTRY LEGISLATION

WASHINGTON -- Food industry association executives expressed concern about the future of their legislative agendas in the wake of the Senate's shift to a Democratic majority following Sen. James Jeffords' (Ind-Vt.) defection from the Republican Party.Issues industry leaders mentioned included President Bush's tax cut plans, the minimum wage, health care reform and energy policy.Commented Tim Hammonds,

WASHINGTON -- Food industry association executives expressed concern about the future of their legislative agendas in the wake of the Senate's shift to a Democratic majority following Sen. James Jeffords' (Ind-Vt.) defection from the Republican Party.

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