American farmers can’t ship food abroad because foreign shippers won’t take it

As Christmas approaches many Americans are concerned about the long backups at U.S. ports, particularly on the West coast, which are causing delays in the American supply chain and could make many gifts late for the holiday.

But many American farmers are dealing with essentially the opposite of that supply chain crisis – they’re having a hard time getting their goods out of the country to foreign buyers.

“It’s the destruction of millions of dollars in value,” Rep. Dusty Johnson, R-S.D., told FOX Business Wednesday. He was the chief sponsor of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act that passed the House Wednesday by a 364-60 vote. – READ MORE