U.S. Push on Food Trade Pressures EU

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom took part in a meeting on steel overcapacity last March in Brussels. Photo: Stephanie Lecocq/Press Pool 19 Comments By Emre Peker Emre Peker The Wall Street Journal Biography March 4, 2019 7:00 a.m. ET

BRUSSELS—U.S. and European trade negotiators face growing domestic pressure over agriculture, with clashing demands threatening to rekindle a tit-for-tat economic war.

The food fight comes as U.S. farm lobbies, Congress and some Trump administration officials demand access to European markets following a trans-Atlantic trade truce in July. European Union officials are refusing to engage,

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