Taiwan Steps Up US Beef Inspections After Scare

Law360, New York (October 29, 2013, 5:29 PM EDT) -- Taiwan's Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday that it would be intensifying inspections of beef imported from two U.S. suppliers following the discovery of a batch of American meat at a barbeque restaurant that contained the banned additive zilpaterol.

Health officials in Taiwan, the eighth largest importer of U.S. beef, said they would be subjecting products from two unidentified U.S. companies to heightened scrutiny after traces of the drug were found in beef from those exporters during a health inspection of the chain restaurant Yuanshao in...
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