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Wed Nov 6, 2013 12:00 PM CST

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EU WELCOMES PROPOSED U.S. CHANGE OF RULES COVERING IMPORTS OF EUROPEAN BEEF

European Union officials are pleased with the recent announcement by USDA that the United States will once again open its market to imports of European beef. The U.S. border has been shut to EU beef for more than 16 years following a discovery of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE). According to an EU statement, "The re-opening is a welcome, albeit late, step to abolish the unjustified ban and to re-establish ...

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