Canada proposes changes to import rules for U.S. beef

Feb 7, 2005
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency announced proposed regulations to remove restrictions on beef imports. Restrictions were introduced following the detection of bovine spongiform encephalopathy in Washington state on Dec. 23, 2003. Based on the guidelines of the World Organization for Animal Health, the CFIA plans to permit the importation of live cattle born in 1996 or later, beef from animals of any age from which specified risk material has been removed and vari...

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