August 26, 1988
The United States will review the duty-free privileges of six countries accused of abusing workers' rights, Trade Representative Clayton K. Yeutter announced. The six include Israel, which has been charged with violating the rights of Palestinian workers, and Syria, Burma, Haiti, Liberia and Malaysia.
February 2, 1989 |
Importers of palm oil--one of the so-called tropical oils accused of contributing to heart disease in America--launched an expensive counter-offensive Wednesday urging American food manufacturers and consumers "not to be intimidated by scare tactics which are not based on scientific evidence." The Malaysian Oil Palm Growers Assn.