Latest US beef imports in Japan Stories
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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