Showing Archived Posts

Japan Restricts Cattle Shipments Amid Radioactive Beef Scare

Posted July 19th, 2011 at 4:25 am (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

Japanese officials have announced a total ban on all shipments of beef cattle from Fukushima prefecture amid growing concerns that beef has already entered the food supply system from cattle that ate radioactive straw. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano said Tuesday the government will also inspect all farms in the prefecture for radiation. Agriculture Minister […]

Japan Mulls New Responses to Radioactive Beef Scare

Posted July 19th, 2011 at 3:05 am (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

Japanese officials are considering a total ban on all shipments of beef cattle from Fukushima prefecture amid growing concerns that beef has already entered the food supply system from cattle that ate radioactive straw. Agriculture Minister Michihiko Kano was quoted Tuesday saying authorities in all of Japan’s 47 prefectures will be asked to check cattle […]

Australian FM to Hold Live Cattle Talks With Indonesia

Posted July 4th, 2011 at 8:45 pm (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

Australian news reports say Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd will seek to restore Australia’s live cattle exports to Indonesia during his visit to Jakarta later this week. The reports say Rudd will meet with Indonesian officials Friday in an effort to salvage the $320 million annual trade. Indonesia suspended cattle import licenses until the end of […]

Australian Cattlemen Propose Limits on Exports to Indonesia

Posted June 6th, 2011 at 4:45 am (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

Australia’s cattle industry has advanced a plan to ensure the humane slaughter of livestock in Indonesia in the wake of a television expose that shocked Australian viewers. The Australian government immediately banned exports of live cattle to 11 Indonesian abattoirs after last week’s program, which showed cattle being beaten, gouged and kicked before being killed […]

Calendar

June 2024
M T W T F S S
« Jan    
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930

Archives

Categories