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APHIS Sets Public Forum on Cattle Importation

Monday, January 14, 2002

The process and science regarding compliance with protocols for importing cattle into the U.S. is on the agenda of an APHIS public meeting scheduled for February 6, 2002.
The meeting is open to the public and will cover the disease status of exporting regions or countries, transportation issues, quarantine issues, the risk of the introduction of disease into the U.S. from the importation of cattle and other topics. The meeting will be held from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. local time at the Lincoln Center's Columbine Room, 417 West Magnolia, Fort Collins, CO. To make a presentation at the meeting, register in advance by calling APHIS's Regulatory Analysis and Development voice mail at (301)734-4339 or by sending an e-mail to: regulations@aphis.usda.gov. To register, leave your name, telephone number, organization and the topic of the presentation.

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