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Mad Cow Wire

ground-beef_350%281%29.jpgThe beef industry has quickly responded to the recent case of Mad Cow Disease discovered in a Central Coast cow stating that "consumers were never at risk because none of the animal's meat was bound for the food supply." Apparently, the sickened cow "acquired the infection from a random mutation, not from eating infected cattle feed" and was the fourth case ever discovered in the US, and the first since 2006. [LAT, previously]