Saturday, March 08, 2008

Mad Cow News Again...

A Case of Abuse, Heightened
New York Times - United States
“Downer cows are getting into the food supply,” he insisted — and in his written testimony, he listed potential health hazards that went well beyond mad cow ...

Kansai customs stymie bootleggers packing pricey beef on way to China
The Japan Times - Japan
Japanese beef is a delicacy among wealthy people in China, but imports have been banned because of the mad cow disease scare in Japan. ...

Congress Wants to Know. So Do We
Daily Green - USA... raises the likelihood that the meat is infected with an animal pathogen, such as Mad Cow Disease, or potentially deadly bacteria from animals wastes. ...

US Humane Society Sues to Close Mad Cow Rule Loophole
Occupational Health Safety - Dallas,TX,USA... because downer cattle are at a heightened risk for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE, or "mad cow disease") and other foodborne pathogens. ...

Told you meat at school was bad idea
Chicago Daily Herald - Chicago,IL,USA
The USDA announced the recall for fears of mad cow disease. I was fired for trying to warn the kids and if just one of them gets the human equivalent of mad ...

USDA Won't Disclose Who Sold Recalled Beef
Wall Street Journal - USA
But downer cows are more likely to carry mad-cow disease, which causes a rare, but fatal, brain disorder in humans. The government generally prohibits such ...

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