US Lawmakers Urge Taiwan To Drop Beef Over Beef

Law360, New York (February 18, 2011, 6:08 PM EST) -- Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are pushing the Taiwanese government to loosen restrictions on U.S. beef exports, dismissing as unfounded the country's claim that American beef may be unsafe.

Taiwan's January decision to block U.S. beef exports and expand product testing placed an unnecessary restriction on trade, said a letter Thursday to Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou that was signed by a letter Thursday to Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou that was was signed bySens. Max Baucus, D-Mont., and Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, as well as Reps....
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