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The global consumer packaged goods supply chain is more stressed now than at the height of last year's pantry loading due to ongoing shortages in labor and raw materials and inflation, said Geoff Freeman, president and CEO of the Consumer Brands Association. The association is urging the Biden administration to do more to ease supply chain strains, including creating a federal Office of Supply Chain, as "one of our weaknesses as a country is that we really don't have a centralized point of view as to where the roadblocks are," said Freeman.

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