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Grassley Presses Justice Department to Scrutinize Proposed JBS-Cargill Merger

Grassley Presses Justice Department to Scrutinize Proposed JBS-Cargill Merger

Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa sent a letter yesterday to the Department of Justice pressing the Antitrust Division to review JBS USA’s proposed acquisition of Cargill Inc.’s pork unit. Grassley expressed concern that the merger will increase concentration and decrease competition in the U.S. pork industry. “If the JBS-Cargill deal is finalized, the four largest

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Ernst Stresses Need to Prioritize Security of Americans Overseas Engaged in Diplomatic Security Efforts

U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) stressed the need for the Obama Administration to prioritize the security of and responsiveness to the American men and women overseas engaged in diplomatic security efforts at a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs hearing entitled, “Avoiding Duplication: An Examination of the State Department’s Proposal to Construct a New Diplomatic

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