AUSTRALIA/PHILIPPINES: Anthrax in Oz sparks beef import ban
Officials have termed the decision by the Philippine Department of Agriculture to ban imports of Australian beef unduly harsh. The ban was imposed following the announcement that a cow in Victoria had died from anthrax. The criticism is not all coming from Australia. Pampi (the Philippine Association of Meat Processors) has called on the country's government to scale down the ban to beef imports from Victoria alone. Executive director Francisco Buencamino said that the anthrax scare was being used to reduce imports and sharpen prices for domestic beef.
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