Saturday, August 30, 2008

Cold Chicken War

In what might be the first economic blow of the new Cold War between Russia and the West. Russia has hit American poultry suppliers.

From September 1, Russia will reportedly ban poultry imports from 19 American producers, with the fate of another 29 plants hanging in the balance. The official reason for the ban is food health and safety concerns, after Russia claimed that tests found the chickens were stuffed with antibiotics and arsenic.

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