Re: [gardeners] Re:OT - Mad cow disease in cats

Margaret Lauterbach (
Sun, 11 Mar 2001 10:32:57 -0700

I suggest you read the article in Newsweek. It's on the newsstands now, 
picture of a Holstein on the cover. Margaret L

At 11:51 AM 3/11/01 -0600, you wrote:
>   I don't know all that much about Mad Cow Disease and I think that the
>officials also have a whole lot to learn. I understand that the commercial 
>market ( and other meat animals) does have a lot of unknowns for the consumer
>when they go to the meat counter and even to Mickey D's. I do feel like there
>is a up and coming opportunity for the ranchers to have their own local meat
>market with the animals they have grown to be sold to the public. If there 
>is a
>test that could be done on healthy cows to confirm no evidence of the dreaded
>BSE's this would make his meat "prime" for sure.