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JBS Says It’s Working With USDA, South Korea to Resolve Beef Ban

JBS SA, the world’s largest beef producer, said it’s working to resolve South Korea’s suspension of some imports from the U.S. after traces of the feed additive zilpaterol were found in a consignment.

The substance, banned in South Korea, was detected in a 22-ton shipment from Greeley, Colorado-based Swift Beef Co. on Sept. 24, according to a statement from the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety today.

Swift is a unit of Sao Paulo-based JBS, which said today it’s working with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the South Korean government.

“Given the current situation in Washington D.C. and the lack of official notification from South Korea, we do not have definitive information at this time,” JBS’s U.S. unit said in an e-mail. “This is not a food safety issue.”

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