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Lets Use Science to Corral Mad Cow Disease and the Public Stampede

Madison, Wis. During the height of the mad cow scare in Great Britain, the parody newspaper The Onion ran a story headlined English beef approved for Irish consumption. The headline was good for a laugh but it also carried a smidgeon of truth about how choices were made during the 1996 British outbreak.

Most decisions on banning imports or changing feed stocks during the British scare w......

Full article >>> ting expertise, the prospects for similar tests are good.

For cattle ranchers, universal testing should be preferable to broad-based bans on imports that could have a devastating effect on sales. During the British scare, beef farmers there lost $10 billion in sales. Imagine how big the dollar loss could be in the United States.

For consumers, universal testing would provide a se......

Full article >>> Wayside Dairy near Reedsville, Wis., Dave Natzke and his family manage one of the first dairies in the nation to participate in the national FAIR program. Nearly all 1,800 cows and heifers on the dairy have electronic ID tags.

The British mad cow scare was a crisis because politicians missed the opportunity hidden within. Perhaps that single mad cow in Washington state will give U.S. pol......

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