South Korea, U.S. to Discuss Beef Imports Next Week

SEOUL, South Korea -- South Korea and the United States are scheduled next week to hold "technical" talks here in an attempt to resolve problems related to U.S. beef imports, according to South Korean officials.

SEOUL, South Korea -- South Korea and the United States are scheduled next week to hold “technical” talks here in an attempt to resolve problems related to U.S. beef imports, according to South Korean officials. South Korea has rejected all three shipments of U.S. beef since reopening the market last year after a three-year ban. Officials rejected the shipments due to the presence of bone fragments, which are banned under the country's agreement with the U.S.