Consumers Union Decries Canadian Cattle Imports

Consumers Union officials, citing an increased risk of mad cow disease, expressed deep concern that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has gone ahead with its decision to import older cattle from Canada. Although there had been some talk that the importation would be delayed, CU officials said the USDA has implemented its plan to open the border to the animals on schedule, last Monday,

YONKERS, N.Y. — Consumers Union officials, citing an increased risk of mad cow disease, expressed deep concern that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has gone ahead with its decision to import older cattle from Canada.

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