SHOPPERS SPEAK

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- With European reports of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), commonly known as "mad cow disease," continuing to make headlines around the world, SN has found some U.S. shoppers are growing concerned that BSE could reach these shores (see story in Fresh Market, Page 29). Following the recent FDA quarantine of Texas cattle to determine whether they were fed beef by-products

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- With European reports of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), commonly known as "mad cow disease," continuing to make headlines around the world, SN has found some U.S. shoppers are growing concerned that BSE could reach these shores (see story in Fresh Market, Page 29). Following the recent FDA quarantine of Texas cattle to determine whether they were fed beef by-products -- a possible source of infection -- SN conducted an informal poll on BSE among consumers here.

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