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By Charles Abbott WASHINGTON (Reuters) - One of the bedrock U.S. safeguards against mad cow disease -- a ban on using cattle parts in cattle feed -- will be expanded "in the next month or two," the government said on Tuesday. The U.S.
By Charles Abbott WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Investigators tested 68 cattle without finding any more cases of mad cow disease from the Texas farm that produced the first U.S.-born animal with the brain-wasting disease, federal records showed on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A cow suspected of having mad cow disease will be retested in British and U.S. laboratories for confirmation of what may be America's third case, the U.S. Agriculture Department said on Wednesday. Final test results are expected early next week.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A 12-year-old animal suspected of having mad cow disease will be retested by animal health laboratories in Britain and Iowa for confirmation of what would be America's third case, the U.S. Agriculture Department said on Wednesday.
By Randy Fabi WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Consolidating U.S. animal disease oversight under one high-level government czar may be the best way to protect consumers from mad cow disease, bird flu and other serious animal ailments that can jump species, a National Academy of Sciences panel said on Monday.
By Sophie Walker WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States faces a tough jobpersuading nervous trade partners its beef is safe, but a new,independent food agency and some sophisticated PR might help,policy makers and industry experts said on Monday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The second U.S. animal confirmed tohave mad cow disease was born 12 years ago and raised in Texas,the nation's largest cattle state, the U.S. Department ofAgriculture said on Wednesday. The U.S.