US acts against 'mad cow' disease

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced steps such as outlawing animal blood in livestock feed and some cattle parts in dietary supplements. They represent the first regulations on the issue since the first US case of the disease was found on 23 December 2003 in a cow in Washington state. Some consumer groups, however, say the measures do not go far enough.

Source: BBC News
calendar icon 29 January 2004
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