IFT video vox pop: What do US businesses think of TTIP?

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From the Wisconsin cheese manufacturer who must invent cheese names to market its 'Parmesan' cheese to the Ohio flour mill which believes consumer perception over its chlorinated flour may be the biggest trade barrier of all, FoodNavigator hit the floor at this year's IFT to ask US businesses what the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) could mean to them.

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