U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer

America’s poultry industry says it does not use chlorine to bath slaughtered chickens “that much anymore,” but it is still lobbying hard on the issue that has kept American poultry out of Britain for more than two decades.

U.S. Rep. Steve Womack, co-chair of the Congressional Chicken Caucus, has sent a bipartisan letter with 46 of his colleagues urging U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to prioritize “fair market access” for American poultry during upcoming trade negotiations between the United States and the United Kingdom. 

The mostly poultry state congressmen outlined the trade barriers U.S. producers currently face and called for
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