BSE case has affected US meat consumption - study

One lone case of BSE found among US cattle has had a significant effect on American meat eating, according to a recent study. The Harvard School of Public Health survey of just over one thousand Americans found that 16% say they or someone in their family has stopped ordering beef at fast food restaurants because of reports about BSE, while 14% say that same concern has led them or a family member to stop buying beef at the grocery store.
The study also found that 27% mistakenly believe that mad cow disease has been found in humans in the US.

Source: Just Food
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