Beef Exports

EU wants cloned meat off the table (Update)

The European Commission said Wednesday it would ban meat from cloned animals but stopped short of imposing restrictions on produce from the offspring of such animals, a hugely sensitive issue.

Dec 18, 2013
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Argentines link health problems to agrochemicals

Argentine farmworker Fabian Tomasi was never trained to handle pesticides. His job was to keep the crop-dusters flying by filling their tanks as quickly as possible, although it often meant getting drenched in poison.

Oct 20, 2013
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Dutch recall 50,000 tons of meat across Europe

(AP)—Dutch authorities are recalling 50,000 tons of meat sold as beef across Europe because its exact source cannot be established and it may contain horse meat, a spokeswoman said Wednesday.

Apr 10, 2013
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Q&A: Chances of a horse meat scandal in the US?

(AP)—The horse meat scandal that is hitting Europe has yet to spread to the United States, allowing American consumers to rest easier when buying ground beef or sitting down for a plate of meatballs at Ikea.

Feb 28, 2013
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Ikea says no horsemeat in US meatballs

Ikea said Monday there was no horsemeat in its popular meatballs sold in the United States, after the Swedish furniture giant withdrew possibly horsemeat-tainted meatballs from stores in Europe.

Feb 25, 2013
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UK: Horse drug may have entered human food chain

(AP)—Six horse carcasses that tested positive for an equine painkiller may have entered the human food chain in France, Britain's food regulator announced Thursday—and the agency's chief said horsemeat tainted with the ...

Feb 14, 2013
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Horsemeat: French company blamed, UK arrests

(AP)—The price, smell and color should have been clear tipoffs something was wrong with shipments of horsemeat that were fraudulently labeled as beef, French authorities said Thursday. The government pinned the bulk of ...

Feb 14, 2013
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Horsemeat scandal reaches Sweden (Update)

Sweden on Friday became the newest European country to be hit by a widening meat products scandal, as frozen-food company Findus said it was recalling beef lasagna meals there after tests confirmed the products contained ...

Feb 08, 2013
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