U.S. Ag Secretary Calls Import Standards Which Cut Off Kansas Meatpacker "Invented"

U.S. Ag Secretary Calls Import Standards Which Cut Off Kansas Meatpacker “Invented”

WIBW-TV (KS)

The U.S. Secretary of Agriculture is criticizing South Korea for stopping beef shipments from a Kansas meatpacker.

Ag Secretary Mike Johanns says Korean officials, in his words, “invented” a standard for imports.

South Korea suspended imports from Creekstone Farms Premium Beef

because authorities said they found a bone fragment in boneless beef.

Creekstone raises Black Angus cattle in Kentucky and slaughters them in Arkansas City, Kansas. Johanns says the shipment was seven tons of beef.

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