EU lawmakers approve increasing U.S. beef imports

BRUSSELS, Nov 28 (Reuters) - The European Parliament approved an increase of U.S. beef imports to the bloc on Thursday.

Lawmakers voted by 457-140, with 71 abstentions, in favour of a plan to allow U.S. farmers a larger share of an existing 45,000 tonne quota from 2020. (Reporting by Philip Blenkinsop)