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Beef Battles
Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Feb 14, 2014 12:30 PM CST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (DTN) -- Fresh South American beef could be back on American tables, unless meat industry players like the National Cattlemen's Beef Association get their way.

In December, USDA issued a proposed rule that would allow imports of fresh (chilled and frozen) boneless beef from 14 states in Brazil. The agency is also considering a change to the 14-year-old ban on fresh Argentinian beef and live cattle after the release of a new USDA risk analysis.

Currently, the U.S. only accepts pre-cooked beef imports from both Brazil and Argentina because of their foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) track record over the ...

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