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S. Korea Toughens Inspections on U.S. Beef Following Mad Cow Discovery

“The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs said it is increasing sampling inspections carried out on American beef from the previous 3 percent to 10 percent, after the U.S. announced an atypical case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), commonly known as mad cow disease, in a beef cow at a plant in South Carolina last week.”

[ Editor’s Note: The case was discovered at a meat packing plant in South Carolina. The cow originated in southeast Tennessee.

If there is one case, there may be others (potentially many others) requiring industry / gov intervention. Expect other foreign inspection services to increase surveillance as well. ]

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