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Mad Fish Disease

The new case of mad cow disease in California is bringing to light some unsavory feeding practices that the meat industry doesn't want us to find out about. Most cows don't just eat grass anymore; the…

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What To Know About the Recent Mad Cow Findings

Call it a flashback, or just a newsflash of panic-inducing news, but as of last week, that old nemesis of hamburger lovers is back – mad cow. According to the Department of Agriculture, “mad cow” (or …

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Preventing the Spread of Mad Cow Disease

The first new case of mad cow disease in the US since 2006 has been discovered in a dairy cow in California, but health authorities said Tuesday the animal never was a threat to the nation's food supp…

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Rendered Animal Wastes In Our Food Chain

The media is all abuzz with contradictory rumors and statements after a case of mad-cow disease (or bovine spongiform encephalopathy, BSE) was found this week in California. The beef industry assures …

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