No plan to lift ban on American pork imports: Taiwan

The China Post/Asia News Network
Date: Apr 15, 2015
By: Joseph Yeh

TAIPEI – Taiwan has no plan to lift its current ban on the imports of US pork containing the 20150415_porkchop_reutersleanness-enhancing drug ractopamine, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) official said yesterday.

Kelly Hsieh, head of MOFA’s Department of North American Affairs, yesterday said at a regular news briefing that Taiwan’s government has no plan to change the ban despite US’s repeatedly expressed concern.

“We will continue to talk to US counterparts to make clear our stance,” Hsieh said.     [FULL  STORY]

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