Mad-cow ruling dims Canadian hopes again

CANADA - Just days before Canadian ranchers were to ship young cattle to the United States for the first time in nearly two years, a U.S. judge ordered a temporary halt to the Bush administration's plan to resume trade because of concerns raised about mad-cow disease. "It's a pretty black day for the beef industry in Canada," said Rick Paskal, a feedlot operator in Picture Butte, Alta., "We've been slapped and slapped and slapped again."

Source: Globe and Mail
calendar icon 3 March 2005
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