The Canadian Press

2003-06-25 | Canada-Klein-Mad-Cow

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Alberta premier Ralph Klein went to Washington in June to try and get the US border re-opened to Canadian beef. The ban was imposed in May after a single case of mad cow disease was diagnosed in northern Alberta. In a meeting with US Vice-President Dick Cheney, Klein said the Canadian cattle industry faced a crisis. Klein presented scientific evidence that he insisted proved Canadian beef was safe for human consumption.

Date: 2003-06-25
Placeline: Washington, DC, USA
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 19 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << Our cattlemen, say they can survive perhaps until the end of August unless the US, borders opened up the, Canadian industry will crash, and that industry ostensibly is, headquartered in Alberta where we produce about seventy one percent of the cattle. >>

Clip ID: 20030625CPCN001