Japan Today
business

Japan lifts age restrictions on U.S. beef imports

13 Comments

The requested article has expired, and is no longer available. Any related articles, and user comments are shown below.

© KYODO

©2024 GPlusMedia Inc.

13 Comments
Login to comment

Can Japan also lift the restriction on American bacon?

1 ( +3 / -2 )

Is that some joke... pretty sure I saw American bacon at nissin.

-2 ( +0 / -2 )

cheaper stews ?

If so, then its Time for Japanese to learn SloCooker cooking... thats the only way (baring lots of sugar) to handle older tougher meat.

0 ( +1 / -1 )

Ministry knows it is safe in January and by miracle lift comes in May after a few days Trump points the finger to Japan.

Go go go Trump, I want to see good cheaper meat in Japan.

-2 ( +1 / -3 )

Oh, that's great news! Actually, the ban was once lifted in 2005, but then reinstated in 2006 when another outbreak of BSE was confirmed in the US. Wait... does this mean I can order beef jerky?! I'm tired of ordering the slim Jim n cheese combos, but only getting the cheese.

0 ( +0 / -0 )

So now there will be more American burgers, this time with real American beef. Then, Japanese are more happier than Americans.

0 ( +0 / -0 )

Still illegal to bring american Beef jerky into Japan? Asking for a friend.

0 ( +0 / -0 )

"This is great news for American ranchers and exporters who now have full access to the Japanese market for their high-quality, safe, wholesome, and delicious U.S. beef," 

Seriously? I hope the newer imports are better than the fatty and tasteless crap cuts of US beef I see at my local supermarket. It still won't make me buy it though.

0 ( +0 / -0 )

Warning tough stringy American beef coming to a store near to you! More fat and gristle! It will be like shopping in an American commissary!

-1 ( +1 / -2 )

@Chip Star

I wish they would lift that ban. I want some American bacon. I’m tired of this real pork tasting bacon. Too natural for me.

1 ( +1 / -0 )

@YuriOtani

you should know that each style of beef from different countries are typically for different styles of cooking.

1 ( +1 / -0 )

So the “science based policies” will now ban US beef on the basis of all the growth hormones and unnecessary antibiotics pumped in to them?

1 ( +1 / -0 )

Buy New Zealand Beef. It's Yummy

0 ( +0 / -0 )

Login to leave a comment

Facebook users

Use your Facebook account to login or register with JapanToday. By doing so, you will also receive an email inviting you to receive our news alerts.

Facebook Connect

Login with your JapanToday account

User registration

Articles, Offers & Useful Resources

A mix of what's trending on our other sites