This is your brain on meat: "How safe are Americans from being exposed to the human variant of mad cow disease? In France, a nation with only 5.7 million cows, 20,000 are tested each week with 153 found infected in the year 2000. Out of the nearly 40 million U.S. cattle slaughtered annually, only about 1000 are tested. You do the math.
Kirchheimer concludes: 'The growing number of British victims of 'new variant' CJD, mostly young people in their prime who contracted the brain sickness from tainted meat, is a grim precursor to an uncertain future.'"
I posted recently On my http://www.organic-foods-mom.com/organic-foods-blog.html blog about how the USDA has recently chosen to test fewer cattle, (as of March 1, 2007) not more.
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