Mad cow meat recall nearly four times larger than disclosed

WASHINGTON — The Agriculture Department said Tuesday its meat recall from the nation's first case of mad cow disease was nearly four times larger than previously disclosed, but dismissed the size as irrelevant.
The government said the recall grew to 38,000 pounds from the 10,400 it announced Dec. 23, when the government reported that a slaughtered Holstein cow in Washington state had tested positive for the brain-wasting disease.

Source: GazetteTimes
calendar icon 3 March 2004
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