I don't Bob, but if I remember correctly it was in the mid 90's so it could have been a very good piece of Japanese business strategy because foot and mouth and Mad Cow disease issues were rife.
Our continent is the last, free of most of these diseases, that is why every flight here has enrages passengers when they learn that they can be arrested for bringing fruit or sausage or a product with an egg in it.
Customs checkpoints are pretty ugly here and in NZ!
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