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Small Beef Firms Seek Niche Export Market

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Small Beef Firms Seek Niche Export Market

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A second small meat company plans to ask the USDA for permission to perform mad-cow tests on every cow it slaughters, a move that should enable it to export to Japan. Small farmers — including those who produce cheese, corn and vegetables — are watching the decision closely. NPR's Snigdha Prakash reports.