USDA Secretary: Some Banned 'Downer' Cattle Weren't BSE Threat

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Agriculture banned meat from the human food supply from cattle too sick or injured to walk following the discovery of mad-cow disease in just such an animal over a year ago, but some of those banned cattle carried "no threat" of the disease, the department's secretary said Tuesday.

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