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USDA refuses to release mad cow records former USDA veterinarians tell UPI they have long suspected the disease was in US herds and there are probably additional infected animals. The USDA claims to have tested approximately 20,000 cows for the disease in 2002 and 2003, but has been unable to provide any documentation in support of this to UPI, which first requested the information in July.
Mad cow disease case feared 7 Pacific Rim nations halt imports of beef The human form of mad cow disease so far has killed 143 people in Britain and 10 elsewhere, but none so far in the United States. Humans get the related illness, called variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, from eating infected meat.
Hays OKs tailpipe testing Travis, Williamson, Bastrop and Caldwell counties, as well as Austin, Georgetown, Round Rock and other major cities in the area, already have approved the plan.
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without makeup: Cameron Diaz
White House false uranium claim was from desperation A presidential advisory board has concluded that a questionable claim about Iraqi efforts to obtain nuclear materials resulted from a desperation to show an active nuclear-weapons program, a well-placed source says.
US blurring parts of aerial views of Washington but detailed photos are still available from many, many sources
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