TITLE

Mad Cow Testing Program Up In the Air

AUTHOR(S)
Gallagher, Julie
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
SN: Supermarket News;4/3/2006, Vol. 54 Issue 14, p47
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports that U.S. Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns plans to convince Japan to end the ban on U.S. beef imports before deciding whether to scale back mad cow testing, as of April 2006. The wishes of Japan, which was the biggest export market for the U.S. beef industry, will not influence the Agriculture Department's testing decision.
ACCESSION #
20557089

 

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