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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Tue May 6, 2014 02:38 PM CDT

The cattle industry has found a rallying point most producers can agree upon: Stopping imports of fresh beef from areas of South America that have had cases of foot and mouth disease. Groups from the National Cattlemen's Beef Association to the U.S. Cattlemen's Association came out during a comment period to oppose importing beef from 14 states in Brazil that have been declared by the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) has having a low risk for foot and mouth disease. Both groups expressed concerns over risks to the U.S. cattle herd and problems with Brazil's meat inspections and safety ...

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