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Pink Slime And Mad Cow Disease: Coming To A Burger Near You

John Robbins | Posted 06.26.2012 | Healthy Living
John Robbins

This recent case of mad cow disease could be an isolated case. It could amount to nothing more than a fleeting news item. That, certainly, is what the U.S. meat industry would like officials to think, and what it would like consumers to believe.

Indonesia Halts U.S. Beef Imports Over Mad Cow

AP | NINIEK KARMINI | Posted 04.26.2012 | Home

JAKARTA, Indonesia -- Indonesia became the first country to suspend imports of U.S. beef Thursday following the discovery this week of an American dai...

Taiwan Bans U.S. Beef, Threatens Trade Relations

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The U.S. government "deeply regrets" parliament's decision to reinstate the ban over widespread fears of mad cow disease, Washington's de facto embass...

South Korea Lifts US Beef Ban

AP | HYUNG-JIN KIM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea lifted a ban on U.S. beef imports Thursday, with President Lee Myung-bak urging the nation to move past a dispu...

South Korea And US Reach Deal On American Beef

AP | BURT HERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea said it will resume imports of U.S. beef after American and South Korean suppliers agreed to block meat from ol...

South Korea's Entire Cabinet Offers To Resign Over US Beef Protests

AP | HYUNG-JIN KIM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea's entire Cabinet offered to resign Tuesday following a public uproar over the planned resumption of U.S. beef i...

Tens Of Thousands Of Koreans Protest US Beef Imports

AP | JAE-SOON CHANG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SEOUL, South Korea — Tens of thousands of South Koreans rallied Saturday night against a government decision to import U.S. beef in the largest ...

In Korea, Breaking & Beef, Hip-Hop & Free Trade

Jeff Chang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Chang

Why all the fuss over beef? To many ordinary Koreans, the government's lifting its ban on U.S. beef is a demonstration of the way the U.S. version of "free trade" has hurt their country.

US: Our Beef Is World's Safest

AP Via CNN/Money | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The nation's meat supply is "the safest in the world," a U.S. agriculture official said Monday, seeking to reassure consumers following the recall of ...