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Transgenic Cows Could Make For Better Beef
2012-08-27 04:45:46

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.

2006-03-06 21:08:33

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Agriculture Minister Shoichi Nakagawa said on Tuesday U.S. Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns is unlikely to answer all the questions from Japan about U.S. shipments of banned cattle parts at their meeting this week.

2006-03-06 18:01:33

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's vice farm minister said on Monday it is unclear if actions proposed by Washington would help prevent shipments of banned U.S. beef to Japan. Japan suspended U.S. beef imports on January 20, just a month after it eased a two-year-old ban on U.S.

2006-03-06 03:38:39

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's vice farm minister said on Monday it is unclear if actions proposed by Washington would help prevent shipments of banned U.S. beef to Japan. Japan suspended U.S. beef imports on January 20, just a month after it eased a two-year-old ban on U.S.

2006-02-20 02:49:30

By Aya Takada TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan may seek more information from the United States regarding its report on how banned cattle parts got into a shipment of U.S. veal, Japan's top government spokesman said on Monday.

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2005-12-16 03:35:00

The first shipment of U.S. beef to Japan since Tokyo eased a two-year-old ban earlier this week arrived at a Japanese airport on Friday, and Japan's quarantine office declared that the beef met import requirements.

2005-10-31 06:01:38

By Aya Takada TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan will ease a ban on U.S. beef imports after a Japanese panel declared on Monday that beef from young American cattle is safe if risk materials that could transmit mad cow disease are removed, government officials said.

2005-09-27 18:13:10

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.

2005-09-20 16:05:52

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.


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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