Where’s the Beef?

The big food story today?  As usual, in the Business section: The worst outbreak of foot and mouth disease in 100 years in Japan threatens to wreck their beef industry.

Kobe is down one game and now this!

It may seem remote and inconsequential, but the impact is both global and local.

The farmers don’t have much of a profit margin:  “For me, this is the end,” said Tsuyoshi Kawasaki, 86, who has raised cattle in a small hamlet for 60 years.


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