Japan says test cattle for mad cow disease

Muzzi, Doreen
April 2004
Southeast Farm Press;4/21/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 12, p21
Trade Publication
Highlights the continued insistence of Japan regarding the testing of all United States cattle for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) commonly called mad cow disease. Lack of scientific basis for a 100 percent testing; Need for verifying the U.S. beef products by packers before entering Japan; Need for the U.S. officials and the World Organization for Animal Health officials to consult and agree upon science based measures; Submission of systems and measures to international experts for scrutiny; Japan's response through press regarding the U.S. proposal.


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