Taiwan Paves Way For More US Beef Imports

Law360, New York (July 25, 2012, 5:53 PM EDT) -- Taiwan's legislature voted Wednesday to ease restrictions on beef containing residual amounts of the livestock feed additive ractopamine, clearing the way for increased imports of the meat from countries like the U.S., according to a U.S. trade official.

The vote would lift a ban on beef with residual levels of up to 10 parts per billion of the additive, a move that President Ma Ying-jeou said would open the door to improved trade relations with the U.S., according to a report in the Taipei Times, an...
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