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Daines Pushes Biden to Immediately Suspend Brazilian Beef Imports

U.S. SENATE—U.S. Senator Steve Daines today called on President Biden and his administration to immediately suspend Brazilian beef imports after a case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) was recently reported. Brazil recently suspended its beef exports to China in conjunction with its 2015 bilateral trade agreement between the two countries. No such trigger exists with the United States and its beef imports from Brazil. It is fully within the President’s power to take this step to protect the safety of our food supply and cattle herds and Congressional action is not necessary. “I write to express my concern over continued fresh beef imports from Brazil and urge you and