U.S. bids to allay Japan beef row

US - American agriculture officials will discuss Japan's latest ban on American beef during a visit next week, a U.S. Embassy official has said, after a U.S. beef shipment sparked mad cow fears and prompted Tokyo to again halt imports. The delegation, dispatched at the request of Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns, will include several high-level U.S. Department of Agriculture officials, according to Jeffrey Hill, a spokesman for the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo.

Source: CNN
calendar icon 21 January 2006
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