Questions over US testing of BSE

Questions have been raised over whether US testing for mad cow disease is good enough, after new evidence regarding the dairy cow that tested positive for BSE in December. Matt Kaye reports a Congressional panel says it has witnesses who say the cow was walking around, and was not a so-called 'downer' or sick animal.
"The panel reports three eyewitnesses to the slaughter of the sick animal testified the sick dairy cow was ambulatory, even while a USDA veterinarian claims it was not.

Source: ABC Online
calendar icon 20 February 2004
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