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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Jun 13 2018

French farmers wind down fuel blockades after government gesture

PARIS French farmers began lifting a blockade of refineries and fuel depots on Wednesday after unions made progress in talks with the government over competition from cheaper imports, including palm oil.

Jun 12 2018

France's Tereos considers finding partner in tough sugar market

PARIS France's Tereos, faced with historically low world sugar prices, is considering offering a stake to an international partner, as the group seeks to build markets abroad, it said on Tuesday.

Jun 12 2018

France's Tereos considers opening capital in tough sugar markets

PARIS, June 12 French sugar cooperative group Tereos, faced with historically low world sugar prices, is considering opening up its capital as part of a diversification and internationalisation strategy, it said on Tuesday.

Jun 11 2018

French farmers block refineries, fuel depots over palm oil imports

PARIS French farmers have blocked access to oil depots and refineries with tonnes of onions, wood and rubble, as part of a three-day protest over plans to allow Total to use imported palm oil at a biofuel plant. | Video

Jun 07 2018

China's love affair with oak a mixed blessing for France

PARIS/BEIJING Times are good for oak tree growers in France. | Video

Jun 07 2018

Grilled by French MPs, Lactalis defends handling of baby milk crisis

PARIS The contamination of baby milk with salmonella at a Lactalis factory in France last year was an accident and the dairy group took the necessary steps to prevent more babies falling ill, the company's CEO told lawmakers in a rare public appearance.

May 24 2018

U.S.-China trade war could hit Brazil in the long run: minister

PARIS The trade dispute between the United States and China has benefited Brazil so far but could prove harmful long term as higher grain prices will make the Latin American country's exports less competitive, Brazil's farm minister said.

May 14 2018

France extends cheese recall after E.coli cases in children

PARIS All Reblochon cheese coming from a factory in the French Alps should be removed from the market after young children were found to have been infected by a E.coli bacteria linked to the raw milk based product, the French agriculture ministry said on Monday.

May 08 2018

Air France unions call for talks, say fight is not over

PARIS Air France's French unions called on management on Tuesday to resume talks over a pay dispute four days after the chief executive's surprise resignation sent the strike-hit carrier deeper into turmoil.

May 08 2018

Air France unions call for talks, say fight is not over

PARIS Air France's French unions called on management on Tuesday to resume talks over a pay dispute four days after the chief executive's surprise resignation sent the strike-hit carrier deeper into turmoil.

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