mad cow disease

ianj ianj at
Wed Nov 5 05:32:45 EST 2003

Depending upon where you live in the world,  chicken feed MIGHT contain
'meat and bone meal' from cows.  The more likely it is for BSE (mad cow
disease) to be in a country the LESS likely it is that this will happen.

Cows with clinical  BSE are excluded from slaughter and processing so they
will never end up as feed.  And the BSE agent is not found in tissues such
as meat (ie the muscles).

So it is totally wrong to suggest that feed is ever 'laced with infected cow

Ian Jenson

"Enoch Walk" <lj861 at> wrote in message
news:C2_mb.72378$5n.5564 at
> CNN several weeks ago had a script at the bottom of the page about mad
> Does anyone know first hand what is going on? Are chicken farmers using
> laced with infected cow meat?
> Steve
> --
> Enoch Walk

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