Cattlemen Respond to USDA Ban on Fresh Brazilian Beef

 NCBA Supports Action, "Proves Food Safety System Works"


WASHINGTON (June 22, 2017) - National
Cattlemen’s Beef Association President Craig Uden today issued the following
statement regarding the announcement by U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny
Perdue that the U.S. Department of Agriculture is placing a ban on the import
of fresh beef from Brazil:

“NCBA supports the action
taken by Secretary Perdue to suspend fresh beef imports from Brazil. This
action is the result of USDA’s strong, science-based testing protocol of imported
beef and this proves that our food safety system works effectively. NCBA
supports USDA’s commitment to science-based trade and its commitment to keeping
our food supply as safe as possible.”

Source: NCBA