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NMPF grows impatient with slow changes to shipping woes

IARN — It has been almost a month since President Biden signed the Ocean Shipping Reform Act into law. Many ag groups supported this bill because it was designed to help logjams at ports, ease supply chain issues, and increase transparency and accountability.

While the ink hasn’t had a whole lot of time to dry on this legislation, the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) says that changes aren’t happening quickly enough, or even at all. Trade Manager Tony Rice said that the abuses this legislation was supposed to put a stop to, are continuing at almost status quo.

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