WASHINGTON (FNS) -- The U.S. government's threatened imposition of sky-high duties that would double the price of scores of gourmet food items could cause "substantial damage to retailers and consumers," industry officials warned last week. "It is particularly troubling that our industry has become a battle ground over which international trade battles are being fought, and involving products for which there are no good other sources" elsewhere worldwide, said Timothy M. Hammonds, president ...
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