Cattle groups concerned about USDA allowing Brazilian beef imports

Cattle groups concerned about USDA allowing Brazilian beef imports

U.S.
beef producers are not pleased with the USDA’s decision to allow imports of
Brazilian beef.

Shortly
after the USDA made the decision to allow Brazilian beef imports Friday, the
major U.S. cattle organizations spoke out against it. 

Bill Bullard with R-CALF USA tells Brownfield he is not convinced Brazilian beef is safe. He says, “Brazil was caught shipping tainted beef around the world in the export market and unfortunately, the United States was one of the last countries to close its borders to fresh Brazilian beef even knowing that this activity was going on.”

Kent Bacus with the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association shares that concern.

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