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EDITORIAL-Mad cow madness
March, 15 2006
THE SATURATED FAT IN hamburgers is more likely to do the American public harm at this point than the tiny probability of getting the human variant of mad cow disease. But the discovery of a third infected cow in the U.S. this week serves as a reminder that this country is not magically protected against the deadly affliction, partly because federal officials aren’t following their own recommendations for keeping it out of the food supply.