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South Korea Halts TX Plant Beef Imports
Thu Oct 10, 2013 02:37 PM CDT

(Dow Jones) -- A Texas plant operated by Brazilian meatpacker JBS SA has been deemed ineligible for export to South Korea, after the country found a banned feed additive in meat supplied by the facility.

The ban prohibits beef and beef products processed by a facility in Cactus, Texas that belongs to Swift Beef Company -- a subsidiary of JBS SA's U.S. arm JBS USA -- which were loaded on board ships on or after Oct. 9 from entering South Korea. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service updated the export requirements for Korea ...

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