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Canadian Cattle Industry Struggles Under U.S. Ban

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Canadian Cattle Industry Struggles Under U.S. Ban

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Canadian Cattle Industry Struggles Under U.S. Ban

Canadian Cattle Industry Struggles Under U.S. Ban

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The U.S. border remains closed to Canadian cattle and beef products eight months after a single case of mad cow disease was discovered in a western Canada herd. The border closing has had a devastating impact on the country's cattle industry, which until last May exported 70 percent of its beef to the U.S. market. Richard Reynolds reports.