Originally published on Wed September 26, 2012 10:16 am
Criminals and cops looking to grab a slice of some tasty action are smuggling American cheese into Canada, according to the Canadian Broadcasting Corp.
At the center of this "mozzarella mafia" conspiracy are some officers in the Niagara Regional Police Service, the news agency says. It says that:
Canada, Mexico and China are the top customers for Missouri goods in an export market that jumped 36 percent in 2010, the St. Louis Business Journal reports.
The data reflecting the jump is from the World Trade Center St. Louis.
Tim Nowak, executive director at the World Trade Center, says the growth was driven primarily by industrial products and manufactured goods.
St. Louis Public Radio is a service of the University of Missouri-St. Louis.