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China Promises To Promote US Beef Imports

posted on December 20, 2013 at 10:19 AM

Beijing banned U.S. beef in 2003 due to fears of mad cow disease. It has promised in recent years to ease those restrictions but effectively maintained its ban. Full Story

Japan Relaxes US Beef Import Limits

posted on February 1, 2013 at 1:07 PM

Japan and the United States have agreed that imports of beef from cows up to 30 months old will be allowed. Full Story

New Rule Proposed For Animal Traceability

posted on August 10, 2011 at 7:47 PM

New Rule Proposed For Animal Traceability
In the wake of America’s only confirmed case of mad cow disease in December of 2003, it became clear the ability to trace the origin of any animal in the U.S. was elusive at best. Full Story

China and US announces series of trade deals

posted on December 16, 2010 at 4:12 PM

Washington, D.C (AP) - The Obama administration said Wednesday that two days of talks with a high-level delegation from China produced results that should benefit U.S. Full Story

Kobe Beef Farmers Worry About Cow Illness Outbreak

posted on July 9, 2010 at 3:07 PM

KOBE, Japan (AP) -- Prized for its tender, marbled texture and succulent flavor, Kobe beef is a delicacy that can cost 19,000 yen ($200) for a slab of steak at some Japanese restaurants. Full Story

US Wants Quick Start to Beef Talks with Japan

posted on April 9, 2010 at 4:04 PM

TOKYO (AP) -- U.S Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack pressed Japan on Friday for quick action in planned talks on easing access to its beef market, saying he would put together a negotiating team as soon as he gets home to Washington. Full Story

Scrapped Animal ID System Ends Six-Year Journey

posted on February 11, 2010 at 5:02 PM

Scrapped Animal ID System Ends Six-Year Journey
Subsidies are usually the first thing mentioned in a discussion about farm legislation. Full Story

Mixed Reviews for RFS2

posted on February 4, 2010 at 5:02 PM

Mixed Reviews for RFS2
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced this week he's scrapping the National Animal Identification System. Full Story

The First Decade of the New Millenium

posted on January 8, 2010 at 4:01 PM

The First Decade of the New Millenium
Bitterly cold Arctic air blew through the central portion of America this week pushing temperatures well below zero. Full Story

Taiwan Reimposes Partial Beef Ban

posted on January 7, 2010 at 6:01 PM

Taiwan Reimposes Partial Beef Ban
Wall Street was dealt a setback this week when a key government report revealed the fragile economic recovery is yet to be seen on Main Street. Full Story

China Agrees to Lift Pork Ban

posted on October 30, 2009 at 10:10 AM

China Agrees to Lift Pork Ban
Taiwan officials moved Thursday to ease a political storm over the government's decision lifting a ban on certain U.S beef imports. Full Story

Taiwan Lifts Ban on US Beef in Bone

posted on October 23, 2009 at 2:10 PM

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan says it will lift a ban on imports of a range of U.S "beef in bone" products including Porterhouse steak. Full Story

Meatpacker Used "Downer" Cows for Four Years

posted on September 25, 2009 at 8:09 PM

By GILLIAN FLACCUS Associated Press Writer A Southern California meatpacking plant that supplied beef to the nation's school lunch program slaughtered stumbling, potentially contaminated cows for four years before undercover video of animal abuse... Full Story

Japan Suspends Shipments From Kansas Company

posted on July 24, 2009 at 8:07 PM

TOKYO (AP) — A Kansas meat packer that fought U.S authorities to test its entire herd for mad cow disease was hit with a suspension by Japan this week for shipping banned animal parts. Full Story

Ranchers Tell USDA Why They Oppose Animal ID Plan

posted on May 22, 2009 at 8:05 PM

PASCO, Wash -- Just 36 percent of ranchers are taking part in a federal program started five years ago to trace livestock in the event of a disease outbreak. Full Story
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