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Japan has lifted an import suspension on a U.S. meat processing company after it vowed new measures to prevent it from breaking a bilateral accord on managing mad cow disease risk in beef shipments, the farm and health ministries said Friday.

In February 2011, the Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Ministry and the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry suspended beef imports from Greater Omaha Packing Co. in Nebraska because the Animal Quarantine Service could not verify if the large intestines in one of the company’s shipments were taken, as required, from cattle aged 20 months or younger.

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