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Ambassador Kirk and EU Commissioner Dalli Meet, Discuss Food Safety

During their meeting today in Washington, Ambassador Ron Kirk and EU Commissioner John Dalli discussed issues of food safety for American and European consumers, citing the importance of science-based decisions on how food is inspected and traded, particularly when it comes to new innovations in the production and processing of agricultural and food products.

Ambassador Kirk and Minister Dalli

Ambassador Kirk and Commissioner Dalli agreed that increased sharing of information and cooperation between the United States and the EU would help both sides move forward on food safety issues that affect trade between the United States and the European Union.