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Food exporters sign safety declarations in lieu of virus-free guarantees

Reuters — U.S. food and feed exporters are shipping goods to China with letters assuring the safety of their cargo in lieu of official declarations requested by Chinese authorities that guarantee coronavirus-free shipments, a U.S. agricultural export group said on Friday. The commitment statements, drafted by the Agriculture Transportation Coalition (AgTC), are meant only to […] Read more

Deal reached on ammonia nurse tanks

An agreement has been reached that will allow ammonia nurse tanks to continue to be used this spring if they meet certain conditions. New Transport Canada regulations were to take effect Jan. 12 requiring implementation of Canadian Standards Association B620/622-14 standards. They increase the frequency for hydrostatic testing and for visual inspections, and set new […] Read more