Japan's Farm, Health Ministries Propose BSE Test-Policy Change

JAPAN - Japan's Agricultural and Health Ministries proposed excluding cattle younger than 20 months old from testing for mad cow disease, a document submitted to the ruling party showed. A change in cattle-testing policy may clear the way for resumption of U.S. beef imports to Japan, as Japan now requires testing of all cattle for human consumption.

Source: Bloomberg
calendar icon 15 October 2004
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