John Stauber, Author of Mad Cow U.S.A. gives an updage on the state of affairs. To date, 160 people (that we know of) have died world wide from mad cow disease. That may not seem like a lot but this disease is totally preventable if we just stop feeding slaughterhouse waste to cattle! The US is woefully behind the rest of the world in taking this action.
What can you do? You can buy organic certified beef. Under the guidelines of certification no animal byproduct is allowed in the feed of cattle. You can also write your Senator or Congressman.
Podcast Date: 1/23/2006