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USDA rejects decision over mad-cow tests

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posted on May, 30 2007 @ 03:14 PM
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USDA rejects decision over mad-cow tests


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The Bush administration said Tuesday it will fight to keep meatpackers from testing all their animals for mad cow disease. The U.S. Department of Agriculture tests less than 1 percent of slaughtered cows for the disease, which can be fatal to humans who eat tainted beef. But Arkansas City-based Creekstone Farms Premium Beef wants to test all of its cows.

Larger meat companies feared that move because, if Creekstone tested its meat and advertised it as safe,...
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[edit on 30-5-2007 by UM_Gazz]




posted on May, 30 2007 @ 03:14 PM
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It is unbelieveable that issues such as this could possibly arise in todays society. But then again maybe it is believable. It seems as though the FDA has become too lax with regard towards food safety.

First we have contaminated spinach, peanuts, pet food, and not the MAN is trying to allow tainted meat to make it to our tables.

This is absurd, but given the amount of money dished out for people to get what they want, it was almost inevitable.

Any takes on this latest round of stupidity?

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