Mad cow takes bite from exports

US - In the year since the first case of mad cow disease in the U.S. was announced, the nation's $3.4 billion beef export market has virtually collapsed, taking with it more than $272 million of Colorado's largest agricultural export market. We're down hundreds of millions of dollars. Statistically it's tragically black and white," said Tim Larsen, senior international marketing specialist with the Colorado Department of Agriculture.

Source: MSNBC
calendar icon 29 November 2004
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