Originally published on Thu January 31, 2013 11:45 am
Japan's decision to ease restrictions on U.S. beef imports will provide a boost to the American meat industry, but tight supplies may limit how much exports can grow this year.
Beef producers hope to restore Japanese sales to where they were before the first case of mad cow disease was found in the United States in 2003.
Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill commended Japan’s decision to ease restrictions on U.S. beef imports, saying it will be a boost for Missouri's economy.
There’s a new twist to an epic territorial dispute between Japan and China.
Sunday will mark the one-year anniversary of the massive earthquake and tsunami that hit coastal Japan.