Submitted by christian on Fri, 09/26/2014 - 13:40
The Toy Industry Association (TIA) is generally supportive of efforts to pursue a comprehensive U.S.-EU transatlantic trade and investment partnership (T-TIP). The TIA has a membership of more than 600 businesses – from toy manufacturers, retailers and importers to inventors, designers and testing labs – all involved in creating and bringing safe toys and games to children. Its members account for 85% of the $22 billion U.S. toy market. The U.S. toy industry supports an estimated 533,177 jobs, generating $25.8 billion in wages for U.S.
Submitted by christian on Fri, 09/26/2014 - 12:44
For the National Grain & Feed Association (NGFA) and the North American Export Grain Association which comprise the largest U.S. agribusinesses, the current 'asynchronous approval' situation is caused by many factors, including risk assessment guidelines that are not aligned and increasing politically-motivated delays in product approvals.
NGA Member Firms:
Submitted by christian on Fri, 09/26/2014 - 12:36
U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) and the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) support the eventual commercialization of biotech wheat. USW works with industry partners to develop a comprehensive strategy to address the concerns of overseas customers.
Submitted by christian on Fri, 09/26/2014 - 12:26
Croplife America argues that science-based risk assessment as the foundation for regulatory decisions, must not be overruled by what it refers to as an incorrect (and politically driven) application of the precautionary principle, as currently applied by the EU
Croplife America Member Companies and Affiliates