Japan will almost triple the number of animals to be culled
The U.S. banned beef from Japan after an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in the southern prefecture of Miyazaki.
Bloomberg News reports that imports of boneless beef were banned in an import alert issued on April 21, USDA said in an e-mailed statement recently.
Japan shipped about $6 million worth of beef to the U.S. in 2009.
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