Cdn. mad cow crisis forces U.S. layoffs

WINNIPEG - Canada's mad cow crisis -- once viewed as a financial windfall for the American beef industry -- is now forcing layoffs and the "imminent economic collapse" of some slaughterhouses in the United States.
Losses to American beef producers and that country's packing industry as a result of the continued border closure to live Canadian cattle are expected to reach over $490 million this year alone.

calendar icon 8 May 2005
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