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Unformatted text preview: BSE: How the Government Betrayed the People”, Observer, October 29, 2000.
“constantly sought to prevent or delay”: Quoted in Le Monde, “Time to Make Some Radical Reforms in the Food Industry,” Manchester
Guardian Weekly, May 30, 2001.
286 “might have had an adverse effect”: Quoted in ibid.
about 150 million pounds of the stuff: In 1989 Great Britain exported roughly 15,000 tons of potentially tainted feed, and exported an
additional 8,500 to 9,000 tons per year until 1996. That adds up to roughly 75,000 tons over the eight-year period. Cited in Steve
Stecklow, “U.K.’s Exports May Have Expanded the Boundaries of Mad Cow Disease’, Wall Street Journal, January 23, 2001.
blocked publication of the EU report: See Peter Hadfield, “Ministry Bungle puts Japan at risk of BSE,” Sunday Telegraph, September 23,
“disposed of”: See ibid.
about a billion pounds of rendered cattle: Cited in Steve Secklow, “In Battling Mad Cow, Britain Spawns Heaps of Pulverized Cattle,”
Wall Street Journal, January 8, 2001.
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