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Federal investigators have narrowed the search for the source of the latest mad-cow case down to a "readily available" grain supplement an Alberta farmer bought nearly a year after strict new safeguards were put into place.
Cattle feed banned in 1997 was allowed to be consumed after the anti-BSE measure went into effect, a federal food inspection official has said. While a manufacturing ban of higher risk feed containing animal protein was enforced, there was no effort to recall any of the existing product already distributed, said Dr. George Luterbach, a veterinarian for the Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Originally posted by parrhesia
And the scary thing is, he also fed the same feed to 103 other cows.
I'm really curious as to the whereabouts of those cows.