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Japanese lawmaker groupU.S. processes beef "perfectly"

Agriculture.com Staff 02/14/2006 @ 7:21am

TOKYO (AP)--A group of Japanese lawmakers said Tuesday they believe most U.S. companies process beef "perfectly" following an inspection tour of processing plants in Kansas. But the farm minister said Japan will not lower its safety standards for U.S. beef imports because of mad cow fears.

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TOKYO (AP)--A group of Japanese lawmakers said Tuesday they believe most U.S. companies process beef "perfectly" following an inspection tour of processing plants in Kansas. But the farm minister said Japan will not lower its safety standards for U.S. beef imports because of mad cow fears.

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