Beef To Flow South

  • The U.S. is expected to stick with its plans to re-open its border to young Canadian cattle -- despite a second suspected case of mad cow disease in Canada.

    "We don't anticipate it would have any impact," a U.S. Department of Agriculture spokeswoman Alisa Harrison said Thursday after hearing the news of the new suspected case.

    The USDA says Canada is considered a minimal risk region and it's confident safeguards on both sides of the border will provide the ''utmost protection'' to American consumers and livestock.Full story

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