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2008-07-10 09:01:02

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap [Yonhap headline: "Nationwide Sales of US Beef Begin as Washington Prepares To Export Bone-in Beef"] SEOUL, July 10 (Yonhap) - Nationwide sales of US beef started to gain momentum as Washington prepared to export bone-in beef and other cuts under revised quarantine rules signed in April, industry sources said Thursday. A local meat importers' association said that after limited sales took place in Seoul last week, US beef has...

2008-06-27 06:02:24

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap SEOUL, June 27 (Yonhap) - The Seoul city government started Friday forcefully removing tents set up at City Hall Plaza by activists, who have been protesting for nearly two months the resumption of US beef imports, city officials said. Over 20 rudimentary tents housing anti-government protesters have illegally occupied the outer rim of the grass-covered public square in front of City Hall since the protests began May 2. Many...

2008-06-26 06:02:22

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap SEOUL, June 26 (Yonhap) - South Korea said Thursday it will start quarantine inspections of US beef from Friday as the government officially lifted its ban on imports despite lingering public concerns over mad cow disease. The quarantine process was supposed to start late Thursday, but the Agriculture Ministry said it will begin inspecting American beef from Friday morning, a delay apparently made to avoid clashes with...

2008-06-21 09:00:16

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap SEOUL, June 21 (Yonhap) - South Korea said Saturday [ 21 June] that the United States has agreed not to export beef to South Korea from cattle older than 30 months, the latest additional measure to meet concerns here over the safety of U.S beef. The two sides also reached an agreement in their talks over the past week in Washington to ban shipment to South Korea of heads and spinal cords from US cattle under 30 months old....

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2008-06-16 06:00:00

South Korea said Monday that talks with the United States on the resumption of beef imports will be held as originally planned, just hours after announcing a temporary halt of the negotiations. South Korean Trade Minister Kim Jong-hoon was planning to return to Seoul via New York after announcing a temporary halt of the negotiations without any breakthrough a day early. But Kim will get back to Washington to continue negotiations with US Trade Representative Susan Schwab as originally...

2008-06-16 03:00:03

Talks in Washington between South Korea and the United States regarding Korean resumption of U.S. beef imports have made no major headway, officials said. The weekend negotiations between the trade heads of the two countries became necessary after massive protests in South Korea against the deal. The talks concerned a Korean proposal that U.S. exporters voluntarily refrain from shipping beef from cattle older than 30 months, which is believed to be more prone to mad cow disease. The South...

2006-08-15 02:10:07

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan has decided to allow beef imports from a 35th authorised U.S. processing plant after the facility cleared checks by Japanese authorities, the farm and health ministries said on Tuesday. The Brawley Beef plant in California was the last of those authorised by the U.S. government as suppliers to Japan to receive Tokyo's approval following a ban over mad cow disease. The plant was the only one of the 35 that could not immediately resume beef exports following...

2006-08-09 15:35:52

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Agriculture Department proposed on Wednesday to allow imports of Canadian poultry and pork processed at plants that also handle cattle, in a sign of declining fears of mad cow disease. USDA now requires that Canadian meat products derived from nonruminant poultry and pigs come from facilities separate from those processing ruminant animals such as cattle, which are susceptible to mad cow disease. Ruminant animals collect swallowed food in a part of...

2006-08-08 02:55:00

By Aya Takada TOKYO -- U.S. beef has returned to Japan after six months as the government on Tuesday approved a U.S. firm selling about five tonnes of the meat in its stores in Japan after confirming the product meets Japan's safety requirements. The cargo, which arrived at Tokyo's Narita airport on Monday, was Japan's first import of U.S. beef since July 27 when Tokyo lifted a ban on American beef that was reinstated six months earlier due to fears of mad cow disease. The beef was produced...

2006-07-27 13:29:12

By Christopher Doering WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Thursday welcomed a long-awaited move by Japan to partially reopen its market to U.S. beef, but there could be some uncertainty over beef trade should a future U.S. shipment not meet Japanese regulations. Japan, traditionally the No. 1 market for U.S. beef exports, Japan said it will allow beef imports, suspended for the past six months, to resume on Thursday from all but one of 35 U.S. beef processing plants...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.