Food Groups Oppose Climate-Change Bill

A coalition of food-industry associations yesterday sent a letter to House leaders expressing concern over climate-change legislation proposed by the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

WASHINGTON — A coalition of food-industry associations yesterday sent a letter to House leaders expressing concern over climate-change legislation proposed by the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

The legislation, which proposes a "cap-and-trade" system — described by some reports as an "energy tax" — would have "significant direct and indirect impacts on the nation's supply chain of food and beverage providers, and in turn, profound impacts on the food security of our natio

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