Mad cow 'disaster' plans eyed

CANADA - Canada's agriculture ministers will get a look today at "disaster scenario" plans that may have to be implemented if a Montana judge extends a live cattle ban to boxed cuts of Canadian beef. The "worst case" includes a proposal to immediately concentrate slaughter capacity on cattle under 30 months, which would mean up to 18,000 older animals a week would be bound for rendering plants.

Source: London Free Press
calendar icon 6 July 2005
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