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Henry A. Waxman, a California Democrat who has long been a critic of the department
...Michael Hansen, a scientist at Consumers Union, said he was shocked to learn from the report that since 1989 hundreds of cows with signs of rabies that mimic mad cow symptoms were never tested for mad cow disease after testing negative for rabies.
Originally posted by RogueX
About the disease itself, it is only found in the spinal fluid and brain of the animal. Only the lowest quality ground beef is made from this and the other leftovers. Even McDonalds doesn't buy this stuff. It is put in your dog food and other products like that. Though a human could contract the disease, an epidemic is near impossible.