Japan May Not Insist U.S. Tests All Cattle for BSE

TOKYO - Japan will not insist the U.S. test all the cattle it slaughters before agreeing to restart beef imports if it can offer alternative steps that will ensure its meat is safe, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yasuo Fukuda said. "We have asked the U.S. for measure that will ensure safety, and we are waiting for their response" Fukuda said.

Source: Bloomberg
calendar icon 15 March 2004
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