Friday, February 22, 2008

Mad Cow News

The beef recall has sparked my curious vein again and so I have created a Google alert on the term. I thought I'd share.

Just a fun tidbit (well, fun for me anyway), one of the stories originates from Riverside, CA. I lived there many years back. I left at the tender age of 4 so I don't have any lasting memories, but I do have photos. Bet it's changed a whole lot since then!

Beef Recall Impacts Trade Negotiations
The Associated Press - Those markets closed to the US cattle industry in 2003 after a scare over mad cow disease. Schafer said at a convention of meat packers and processors that ...

Ag Secretary: Trade negotiations set back due to beef recall
Press-Enterprise - Riverside,CA,USA
Those markets closed to the US cattle industry in 2003 after a scare over mad cow disease. Speaking before meat packers and processors, Schafer said the ...

Judge asked to stop older Canadian cattle imports over mad cow
Brantford Expositor - Canada... interests urged a federal judge in Sioux Falls Tuesday to stop imports of older Canadian cattle because of the potential threat of mad cow disease. ...

USDA Refuses to Recall "Comingled" Meat That Contains Beef from ...
Natural News.com - Phoenix,AZ,USA
(NaturalNews) Following the unprecedented recall of 143 million pounds of beef that was potentially contaminated with mad cow disease, the USDA has decided ...

Recall spurs local action
Nogales International - Nogales,AZ,USA
Such cattle are not to be slaughtered for consumption because it's possible they could carry mad cow disease. USDA recalled 143 million pounds of frozen ...

Extreme acts of animal cruelty
Salon - USA
Because anemic animals are often the most diseased -- their meat may be contaminated with E. coli, salmonella or mad cow disease -- federal regulations hold ...
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