Ungodly Politics

"Announcing your plans is a good way to hear god laugh." - Al Swearingen

Tuesday, February 24, 2004  

This is going to hurt the rural southeast in a big way. Chicken processing plants are often the primary employers in many areas in Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas, and the Florida panhandle. You know, Bush country.

Europe Joins Ban on U.S. Poultry Products: " The European Union and South Korea banned the import of all poultry products from the United States on Tuesday following the outbreak of a highly contagious strain of avian influenza in Texas. Mexico banned most U.S. poultry products.
Russia, the United States' largest poultry export market, blocked poultry imports only from Texas but said it was considering a U.S.-wide ban. The Philippines also was considering a ban."
And in other news: Mexico Closes Borders to All U.S. Poultry

posted by lazarus | 09:48 | |
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