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Ron Kirk

Japan Agrees to Ease Mad Cow Restrictions on U.S. Beef

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For only the second time in ten years, Japan on will further ease restrictions on U.S. beef imports starting February 1 to allow entry of beef and beef products from cattle less than 30 months of age. Previously, a 2006 restriction limited U.S. beef imports to products from cattle less than 20 months of age…. Continue Reading

Cattlemen’s Country of Origin Labeling Lawsuit Faces Lawyer Problem

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Cattlemen who support the United States’ Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) law were not pleased with the news that Italian lawyer Giorgio Sacerdoti of the World Trade Organization has given Washington, D.C. a spring deadline by which it must repeal or modify the COOL law. But for the growing list of cattlemen and their organizations,… Continue Reading