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Kobe Beef, Fact and Fiction

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Kobe Beef, Fact and Fiction

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Kobe Beef, Fact and Fiction

Kobe Beef, Fact and Fiction

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Food professionals often say the greatest beef in the world comes from Kobe, Japan. Legend has it that the cattle are hugely pampered — given massages, taken for walks, fed beer and bathed in sake — all to produce beef that melts in the mouth. Hear reporter Bryan Shih.