USDA Rejects 'Downer' Cow Ban -- Agriculture Secretary Finds Existing Meat-Processing Rules Adequate
Stupid remark: "I do believe there are cases where downer animals can be approved by the veterinarian and put
into the food supply," Schafer said. "They are not sick."
CDC officials blocked public health report
The CDC report brings together two sets of data: environmental data on known "areas of concern" -- including
superfund sites and hazardous waste dumps -- and separate health data collected by county or, in some cases,
smaller geographical regions.