Clarification....this is NOT for us! Jimmy and I like steak and all, but we sure as "H-E-double hockey sticks" ain't gonna pay that kind of money to try it. I believe this is the "reordered" one for their client that got the stuff the last time. I did NOT know that it was illegal, and I doubt that this shop owner would risk her business to order it. Not disputing that it IS illegal, however.
And I see what you mean and agree, landarc, that IF we stopped exporting meat, then there would be market consequences. I think she just meant that the cost of meat here in the US is greatly affected by the fact that we export so much, which was an interesting fact that I didn't know, which is why I posted this thread in the first place.
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