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March 27, 2015

Mexico easing U.S. poultry ban shows ebbing threat of flu

Mexico’s move to start allowing some imports of American chicken and turkey from states with commercial bird-flu cases signals that the disease’s threat to U.S. poultry exports is starting to subside. Mexico will accept shipments of some poultry from the states if the products are destined for further domestic processing, according to an update Tuesday on the website for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service. Other nations may follow suit, according to Farha Aslam, a New York-based analyst for Stephens Inc.  Read More

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