DENVER - The U.S. Meat Export Federation here plans to put American beef back on Japanese dinner tables, now that Japanese markets have re-opened to beef from the States.
"What the Australians have done is capitalize on a large share of our market," said Lynn Heinze, spokesman for the federation. "During the last year, we had 24 other countries muscle in on that share. Australia has had the most success. They've done a good job but we expect to take them on and get some of that share