USA: NZ accuses US of protectionism over McDonald's trials of NZ meat
Meat New Zealand has criticised what it calls US 'scaremongering' tactics over beef from New Zealand that is being trialled by US fastfood giant McDonald's. Following an announcement at the beginning of April that a shortage of lean domestic beef had prompted the burger group to trial beef imported from Australia and New Zealand, media reports in the US raised concerns about the quality of imported meat.
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