Consumer Groups Urge US Not to Cut Mad Cow Tests

Consumer Groups Urge US Not to Cut Mad Cow Tests

REDORBIT.COM
By Christopher Doering

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. consumer groups on Tuesday urged the government to continue its enhanced testing program for mad cow disease, saying any move to end or dramatically curb the program would send the wrong message to Americans and U.S. beef importers.

As the Agriculture Department nears a decision on the enhanced surveillance program it adopted after the first U.S. mad cow case, it is gathering input from scientists, industry officials and others.

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