Japan Lifts Restrictions on U.S. Beef Imports

Japan is easing restrictions on U.S. beef imports after nearly 10 years. New terms and agreements will allow livestock producers to export beef from cows up to 30 months old, which is up from the current 20-month age limit. Japan banned U.S. beef imports in 2003 due to fears of bovine spongiform encephalopathy, or  mad cow disease. Learn more.

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