Indonesia Bans U.S. Beef Over Mad Cow Disease

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Indonesia Closes Ports To American Beef When authorities discovered a case of mad cow disease in Hanford, California last year, Indonesia became the first nation to ban beef from the United States. The fallout was immediate, and U.S. beef sales to Indonesia plummeted to nearly nothing. Much to the satisfaction of cattle producers in states such