FDA PLANS TO STRENGTHEN FEED BAN

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration last week announced plans to close what it perceives as a gap in the country's defense against bovine spongiform encephalopathy, or mad cow disease, by expanding a ban on cattle parts in animal feed.BSE collects in the nervous system tissues, brains and spinal cords of infected animals, and in an effort to prevent the spread of the brain-wasting

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration last week announced plans to close what it perceives as a gap in the country's defense against bovine spongiform encephalopathy, or mad cow disease, by expanding a ban on cattle parts in animal feed.

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