Mad Cow… Again? Sheesh.

So, the soul-less U.S. corporations are at it again, using loopholes to get around the “don’t feed cows to cows” ban that prevents Mad Cow Disease. Loopholes, I say? Oh yes, lots of disgusting loopholes.
I guess it’s time for me to switch back to free-range organic cattle (i.e. $$) or just give up beef altogether ( 🙁 ). But I definitely don’t want Mad Cow, and it’s sick that feed companies are willingly and knowingly still endangering us.Other ways to avoid the mad beef: I’ve heard that the tofu crumble makes a good substitute for ground beef. Also, you can buy ground Turkey.

What do you think about the loopholes? Feeding cattle blood to calves instead of milk…. wow.

One Response to “Mad Cow… Again? Sheesh.”

Neh…I think the chance of catching mad cow is low enough that I’m just fine with grocery store beef. I leak rare steaks and cheap rare steaks too. Still, the loopholes are pretty disgusting. But considering the incidence of the disease, I am yet to be worried.

Isn’t it nice that the FDA is impotent to follow-up on its own claims.

Jon - June 19th, 2005 at 8:20 pm

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