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Indonesia Halts US Beef Imports

Posted April 26th, 2012 at 4:50 am (UTC-5)
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Indonesia has suspended imports of U.S. beef after a case of mad cow disease was discovered in California. Vice Agriculture Minister Rusman Heriawan says the indefinite suspension took effect Thursday. Indonesia imports most of its beef from Australia and New Zealand, with only a small amount from the United States. In South Korea, a major […]

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USDA Confirms Case of Mad Cow Disease in California

Posted April 25th, 2012 at 6:00 am (UTC-5)
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Two South Korean retailers have discontinued selling U.S.-imported beef after a new case of mad cow disease was discovered in the United States. John Clifford, the chief veterinary officer for the U.S. Agriculture Department, announced the discovery Tuesday. “The animal was a dairy cow from the state of California. Our laboratory confirmed the findings and […]

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USDA Confirms Case of Mad Cow Disease in California

Posted April 24th, 2012 at 4:20 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Agriculture Department has confirmed a case of mad cow disease, the nation’s fourth, in a dairy cow from central California. Chief Veterinary Officer John Clifford said Tuesday that at no time was human health at risk. He said the affected cow was never meant to be slaughtered for meat and that milk does […]

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