Mad Cow Disease Hits North America

In 1997 Sheldon Rampton and John Stauber wrote Mad Cow USA:
Could the
Nightmare Happen Here. To further public education the book is now available free on our website as a HREF="" target="_blank">PDF
download. It predicted that Mad Cow
Disease and similar ailments were likely to emerge in North America since
the US (and Canada following its lead) refused to ban all feeding of
slaughterhouse waste to livestock. For instance, US and Canadian dairy calves are fed milk formula containing cattle blood plasma, even though blood can transmit mad cow and similar diseases. Mad Cow Disease has now been found in Canada and contaminated feed is a likely source according to the Canadian government. To keep abreast of this issue bookmark the website of the HREF="" target="_blank">Organic
Consumers Association