The USDA on Japan and Beef

Shorter Mike Johanns:

“We screwed up and it was a massive screw up, but really, it’s not entirely our fault, and we never fully understood what we signed up for, and it wasn’t a food safety issue anyway.”

Meanwhile, in order to reassure consumers and get Tokyo resume imports of American beef, Washington may allow Japanese inspectors increased access to U.S. meat inspection facilities. Talk about your culture clashes.

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