Tuesday, January 27, 2004

I told you this was going to be a good thing [Chron]
The government is outlawing cattle blood in livestock feed and the use of cow brains and other parts in dietary supplements, part of broader restrictions in wake of the nation's first known case of mad cow disease.

The Food and Drug Administration announced the steps late Monday to close loopholes in its livestock feed ban -- a key protection against the spread of the brain-wasting disease in cattle -- and to make sure that people don't consume risky animal parts in processed foods and supplements..


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