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Scientists at the Beijing University of Agriculture have genetically modified a pair of calves in an attempt to make their meat more tender, tastier, and more appealing to discerning palates.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China has restored imports of United States beef, ending a two-and-a-half year ban prompted by fears of mad cow disease, state media reported. The Chinese Ministry of Agriculture would allow boneless beef imports from U.S.
MANHATTAN, Kansas (Reuters) - President George W. Bush said on Monday the United States must be aggressive in reopening markets to American beef.
By Aya Takada TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan on Monday eased a two-year-old ban on American beef imposed because of mad cow disease, averting a trade war with Washington where lawmakers had threatened retaliation unless beef trade resumed by mid-December.
By Julie Vorman WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican head of the Senate Agriculture Committee on Tuesday expressed growing frustration at Japan's failure to reopen its market to U.S. beef shipments and said trade sanctions may be needed.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate voted twice on Tuesday to keep shipments of Japan's Kobe beef out of the United States until Tokyo ends its ban on American beef, imposed 19 months ago as a precaution against mad cow disease.
By Aya Takada TOKYO (Reuters) - The head of a panel considering whether to reopen the Japanese market to U.S. beef said on Monday he would prepare a draft report on U.S. beef safety by the panel's next meeting, a comment that suggests a decision is near.
By Randy Fabi WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Agriculture Department on Tuesday proposed allowing imports of Japan's Kobe beef, easing a nearly four-year ban imposed because of mad cow disease concerns. An activist farm group criticized the proposed rule, saying the USDA was sacrificing U.S.
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