USDA Extends Comment Period on Proposed Mad-Cow Importation Rule

US - The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service reopened the comment period on a proposed rule regarding the importation of animals and animal products from countries that have had isolated cases of bovine spongiform encephalopathy. The proposed rule was first issued on Oct. 31, before the report of a BSE cow in Washington State and the initial comment period closed Jan. 5.

Source: MiamiHerald
calendar icon 31 March 2004
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