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Mary

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The 'Beloved' Haggis!
« on: June 30, 2014, 09:11:11 AM »
New headline sent in by a friend in NH -----   UK lobbying US to end ban on importing haggis]

A US ban on Scottish haggis could be overturned if Britain can persuade aides to Barack Obama that British meat is safe to eat.

Environment Secretary Owen Paterson is to lobby US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack today to bring an end to the ban and open up a market that could be worth millions of pounds to Scottish producers.
BRITAIN-POLITICS-CONSERVATIVES Mr Paterson has already overturned the ban on UK beef

It has been forbidden to import the savoury pudding into the US since 1971 following an embargo on food containing sheep lung, which makes up part of the traditional recipe.

The mad cow disease crisis in Britain in 1989 complicated matters when it became forbidden to import any UK beef and lamb products.

Read more here    http://news.sky.com/story/1291870/haggis-hopes-uk-urges-us-to-end-43-year-ban