January 27, 2004
by Hudson Institute
Facts about Mad Cow Disease, also known as Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), are not always easy to find online. Consumer concerns about Mad Cow and related Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD) are being exploited by some special interest groups in the news media and online. Unfortunately, fears about Mad Cow are sexier for newspaper sales, television advertising, and activist group fundraising than simple food safety facts and realistic risk analysis.
Visit Mad-Cow-Facts.com here.
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