WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Argentina can start exporting fresh beef to the United States as soon as next month. e the federal government lifted a 68-year ban against imports of Argentine beef, after deciding that country had eliminated foot-and-mouth disease from its cattle. Exports can enter the United States starting Aug. 25, with an annual quota of 20,000 metric tons (one metric ton equals 2,204.62 pounds) of fresh, chilled or frozen meat a year according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. ...

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