Bush Officials Face Congress Over Bird Flu, Mad Cow

WASHINGTON - As the world's appetite for U.S. meat wanes after the recent discovery of two deadly animal diseases, Bush administration officials were expected to tell Congress on Tuesday they had mad cow disease under control and were working to do the same for the bird flu virus.
Facing a potential "meat glut" in the United States, administration officials are scrambling to convince trading partners to reopen their markets to U.S. beef and poultry.

Source: Reuters
calendar icon 24 February 2004
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