It’s important to know that Japan has had more than 20 cases of mad cow disease, compared with the United States’ mere three cases. Yet Japan has been closed to U.S. beef for most of the past two years. Still, the spin on the latest U.S. case being offered by Kansas Sens. Sam Brownback and Pat Roberts seems a bit much. Brownback: “Catching this case in Alabama should solidify with the Japanese that our system is working in this country. The Japanese need to open the market.”
Posted by Rhonda Holman
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