A central California cow tested positive for mad cow disease. As we’ve previously noted, the government’s policy is ensuring additional cases of mad cow: The government is so protective of the current model of industrial farming that private citizens such as ranchers and meat packers are prohibited from testing for mad cow disease, and even investigating factory farming may get one labeled as a terrorist, even though a paper in the American Society of Microbiology’s newsletter mBio shows that overuse of antibiotics by factory farmers creates “superbugs”. And the government allows cows to be fed animal parts, which causes mad cow...
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