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beef

Edible muscle from cattle, which is commonly consumed throughout the world except where it is taboo (e.g., among Hindis) or discouraged (e.g., among Buddhists).
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The Japanese beef production systems dependency on imported grain for feed is destined to amplify anxiety over food safety in the future, as a result of possible outbreaks of not only BSE but also of as yet unknown infectious diseases, because of the risk contaminated food being imported into Japan.
HCC's 2007 Scholarships open for entry next month (closing June 22) to those employed on a full- time basis within the Welsh sheep and/or beef industry, offering successful applicants the opportunity to study all aspects of sheep or beef production systems in a country of their choosing.
And there are fears that illegal, imported beef may end up in the UK food chain because there is not a strict testing procedure in place in the UK ( testing of imported beef was stopped 18 months ago ( and the beef production systems in some countries outside the EU are not as strict as those in the EU.