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Sugar lobby compliments US sugar policy [Registered]

American Sugar Alliance (ASA), the sugar lobby group for the combined beet sugar, cane sugar and HFCS sectors, recently complimented the no-cost sugar policy passed by Congress in 2008, via a written testimony to the to the Senate Agriculture Committee. “U.S. sugar policy has been a resounding success during the 2008 Farm Bill and deserves to be extended,” ASA wrote. “It has achieved its goals of providing reliable supplies of high-quality sugar at reasonable prices, and a critical safety net for producers. It has done so without government expenditure. Furthermore, if extended, USDA predicts zero expenditure through 2022.” Over the…

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