How mergers in the nation"s agricultural industry impact consumers field hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Sixth Congress, first session, July 24, 1999 by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

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  • Agricultural industries -- Montana,
  • Consolidation and merger of corporations -- United States,
  • Consumers -- Montana

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Paginationiii, 68 p. ;
Number of Pages68
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The U.S. Justice Department said after the European action that it continued to have concerns over the proposed merger, especially its potential impact on American farmers and consumers.

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