South Korea To Continue Importing US Beef After Review

Law360, New York (May 11, 2012, 4:06 PM EDT) -- South Korea said Friday that it would continue to import beef from the U.S., finding that despite a confirmed case of mad cow disease in the U.S., the beef did not pose a threat to public health and safety.

The Ministry of Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said in a statement that after an investigation that included several inspections of U.S. facilities, government officials did not identify any problems with imports of U.S. beef.

The agency did say, however, that it would continue to use its...
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