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Old 01-18-2013, 09:30 AM   #62
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Originally Posted by Stitchawl View Post
Isn't UK beef banned for import into the US and Canada because of "Mad Cow Disease," or has that been lifted?


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I believe it was lifted quite some time ago. British beef is perhaps the safest in the world these days - there's a national database which tracks the breeding history of every animal.

EDIT: According to this article, US beef is imported into the EU, but only with guarantees that no growth hormones have been used. There is a ban on importing beef with growth hormones.

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