WATCHDOG GROUPS CALL FOR BSE SAFEGUARDS

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Two nutrition watchdog groups have called for the immediate ban in the U.S. of livestock feed containing remains of cattle and sheep, saying this step is needed to safeguard against an outbreak of the so-called Mad Cow disease that has plagued Great Britain for several months.The suspected connections between the use of feed containing rendered animal bones and tissues and the

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Two nutrition watchdog groups have called for the immediate ban in the U.S. of livestock feed containing remains of cattle and sheep, saying this step is needed to safeguard against an outbreak of the so-called Mad Cow disease that has plagued Great Britain for several months.

The suspected connections between the use of feed containing rendered animal bones and tissues and the fatal brain disease, known as Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy, are too strong to contin

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