U.S. BORDER REOPENS TO CANADIAN CATTLE

WASHINGTON -- More than two years after banning Canadian cattle because of a case of mad cow disease, the United States reopened its border to a few truckloads of young, live cattle from Canada last week.The action came shortly after a panel of three judges of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a Montana judge's decision that had kept the border closed. U.S. and Canadian officials worked

WASHINGTON -- More than two years after banning Canadian cattle because of a case of mad cow disease, the United States reopened its border to a few truckloads of young, live cattle from Canada last week.

The action came shortly after a panel of three judges of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a Montana judge's decision that had kept the border closed. U.S. and Canadian officials worked swiftly to put certification and inspection procedures in place.

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