Trump’s tariffs are killing family companies like mine and costing jobs

Trump’s tariffs are killing family companies like mine and costing jobs

By Tom GellertAfter my grandfather proudly served our country in WWII he founded Atalanta, a food importing company specializing in trade with Eastern Europe. This year, our family company celebrates its 75th anniversary. For many years, our business was with former communist countries such as Poland, Hungary and Romania. It is hard to imagine that we face more uncertainty in our business today dealing with our own country, than dealing with countries that were behind the Iron Curtain.While it is true, the imported cheese industry was spared additional tariffs on Feb. 14 when the U.S Trade Rep...

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