Industry Groups Seek Fast Action on Issues in 2008

There are two reasons the food industry will compress efforts to shape new federal legislation into the first half of 2008: First, trade group leaders believe that credit and debit card interchange fees, food safety, organized retail crime, pharmacy payments, and energy and immigration reform are issues vital to the health of retailers, suppliers and consumers often in ways that aren't obvious and

There are two reasons the food industry will compress efforts to shape new federal legislation into the first half of 2008: First, trade group leaders believe that credit and debit card interchange fees, food safety, organized retail crime, pharmacy payments, and energy and immigration reform are issues vital to the health of retailers, suppliers and consumers — often in ways that aren't obvious and so require more education of politicians.

Second, in this presidential election year,

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