Japan Minister Says Worried About More BSE in U.S.

TOKYO - Japan's farm minister on Tuesday expressed concern about the possibility the United States might discover new cases of mad cow disease, and reiterated Japan's stance that it would not resume imports until it was sure of the safety of U.S. beef. Agriculture Minister Yoshiyuki Kamei told reporters, "It is not our aim to prolong the ban (on U.S. beef imports)."

Source: Reuters
calendar icon 20 January 2004
clock icon 1 minute read
© 2000 - 2023 - Global Ag Media. All Rights Reserved | No part of this site may be reproduced without permission.