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Two Grocery Chains In South Korea Halt Sale Of U.S. Beef Citing Mad Cow Concerns

Refusing to sell American beef is one way to spread fear about mad cow disease, even after the USDA assured consumers not to worry about the one cow in California that was found to have bovine spongiform encephalopathy, and that's exactly what two major South Korean grocery chains are doing. The AFP says the two retailers announced they've suspended sales of U.S. beef after yesterday's news of a single cow with the disease.
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News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

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News : CNN's This Just In (3 years ago)

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