Filed Under: Mad Cow Disease

Europe Has No BSE Epidemic

Despite an organized activist campaign saying otherwise, the British Food Standards Agency has declared that there is no massive, hidden epidemic of mad cow disease in Europe. So far this year only 76 cows have tested positive for the disease, out of 1,700,000 head of cattle tested. England’s Consumers’ Association now advises people to make their own “choices about safety and the relative levels of risk from eating beef that’s produced within the UK or elsewhere.”

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