Food & Water: Trade Deals Not Good for U S Farmers/Consumers

Gary Cooper Citrus, Florida, Specialty Crops, Vegetables

This is the first in a series of reports we will be posting in coming days featuring Patrick Woodall, a spokesman for a consumer advocacy group based in Washington D C who says international trade deals over recent years have greatly changed what is available to U S consumers when it comes to fruits and vegetables. In this report, Woodall discusses a recent study commissioned by his organization that exposes some surprising impacts of trade deals like NAFTA and CAFTA on U S consumers.