Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-Neb.) raised concerns that China was expanding its control over America’s food supply.
The Nebraska lawmaker proposed an amendment to the Agriculture Appropriations Bill that would prohibit Chinese-backed companies from buying farmland. He noted that the U.S. government has not and cannot purchase Chinese farmland.
As the pandemic showed, our nation had become dependent on medicines and personal protective equipment from #China. Here’s another issue: China’s ownership of farmland. See my Fort Report: t.co/9AhJRhojZU
— Jeff Fortenberry (@JeffFortenberry) July 19, 2021