Archive for November, 1998

Secretary Glickman Speaks at ASA’s 14th Annual Quality Conference in Japan

The American Soybean Association (ASA) hosted it’s 14th Annual Quality Conference yesterday in Tokyo, Japan, where USDA Secretary Dan Glickman thanked Japan for continuing to be one of the United State’s best customers for soybeans. ASA/Tokyo Country Director James Echle, said, “We greatly appreciate that Secretary Glickman took time during his busy schedule to participate … Read More »

ASA Formally Opens Marketing Office in Istanbul, Turkey

American Soybean Association (ASA) President Mike Yost and United Soybean Board (USB) International Marketing Committee Chair Doug Magnus, formally opened ASA’s fourteenth international marketing office yesterday in Istanbul, Turkey to increase demand for U.S. soybeans and products in the Middle East. “We will be servicing Turkey, the Turkish Republics and most of the Middle East … Read More »

ASA Applauds FDA Support For Soy Protein Health Claim

The American Soybean Association (ASA) applauded initial approval by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of a petition to allow health claim labels on products containing soybean protein. ASA President Mike Yost, a farmer from Murdock, Minnesota, stated that “approval by FDA of evidence that including soy protein in a healthy diet reduces serum cholesterol … Read More »