Friday, October 7, 2011

In Europe, A Cow Over Hormone-Treated Beef - NPR

[In 2009], the U.S. and the European Union settled one of their longest-running trade disputes: over beef. Under the deal, the EU agreed to quadruple import quotas for hormone-free U.S. beef, but it still won't import hormone-treated American beef, because many Europeans consider it unhealthy.

Farmer Michel Baudot, who raises cattle in France's Burgundy region, says the two cattle industries are run differently: One focuses on profit and the other on quality.

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