SURVEY: CONSUMERS INDICATE CONFIDENCE IN BEEF SAFETY

CHICAGO -- A national survey conducted earlier this month shows that the recent publicity surrounding bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in British beef has not damaged American consumers' confidence in beef safety.beef is a "safe and wholesome food," according to a statement from the association.The survey also established that 83% of Americans have heard of "mad cow disease" in Great Britain,

CHICAGO -- A national survey conducted earlier this month shows that the recent publicity surrounding bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in British beef has not damaged American consumers' confidence in beef safety.

beef is a "safe and wholesome food," according to a statement from the association.

The survey also established that 83% of Americans have heard of "mad cow disease" in Great Britain, as compared with 15% who believe BSE exists in this country. Thirty percent

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