MEXICO: Beef for the North

On Sept. 1, the U.S. Government will lift its ban on the import of cattle and meat products from Mexico. The embargo was imposed five years ago after foot-and-mouth disease broke out in Mexico and threatened to spread across the border. About 500,000 head of cattle will be shipped north in the first year of renewed trade. At current prices that should be worth some $140 million to Mexico.

...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!