Refusing to sell American beef is one way to spread fear about mad cow disease, even after the USDA assured consumers not to worry about the one cow in California that was found to have bovine spongiform encephalopathy, and that's exactly what two major South Korean grocery chains are doing. The AFP says the two retailers announced they've suspended sales of U.S. beef after yesterday's news of a single cow with the disease.
Late last month, a California dairy cow tested positive for mad cow disease (known scientifically as bovine spongiform encephalopathy, or BSE). Reactions to the news ran the gamut, from panicky concern to shrugged shoulders. Science... Read Post
A case of mad cow disease has been discovered the US, leading two major South Korean retailers to suspend sales of the country's beef. The disease, also known as bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), was discovered in a dairy cow ... Read Post