U.S. Team to Meet With Japan on Beef Ban
By MARI YAMAGUCHI,
The Associated Press / San Francisco Examiner
May 9, 2006 8:07 AM (20 hrs ago)
TOKYO – U.S. and Japanese agricultural officials could meet as soon as next week to discuss the lifting of Tokyo’s ban on American beef, officials from both countries said Tuesday.
The U.S. is inspecting American beef facilities and will soon dispatch a technical team to give Tokyo the findings, the officials said.