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US Meat Banned in Russia Indefinitely
Mon Feb 11, 2013 08:02 AM CST

MOSCOW (Dow Jones) -- Russia's consumer watchdog said Monday that an almost full ban on the U.S. imports of meat and meat products over feed additive ractopamine will apparently be lengthy, Interfax news agency reported.

"The restrictions will be in force until a solution is found. Either they agree with us and begin supplies without the said stimulator or collect proof and go to court," Gennady Onishchenko, head of the consumer watchdog told the news agency.

"We have scientific proof collected into 13 clauses that ractopamine is unsafe," he added. "Additional research is necessary on the safety of the said ...

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