USDA provides more time on Argentina beef rule

USDA provides more time on Argentina beef rule

Cattle industry encouraged by USDA offering additional time to review rule.

THE U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is extending the comment period for its proposed rule that would allow, under certain conditions, the importation of fresh (chilled or frozen) beef from northern Argentina, a region north of Patagonia South and Patagonia North B.

"We are taking this step in order to give interested parties additional time to prepare and submit comments," APHIS said. The agency

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