Unformatted text preview: try’s relentless propaganda. As of this writing, the most definitive and disturbing investigation of mad cow disease is the sixteen-volume
report on BSE submitted to the British government by Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers. Its official title is Return to an Order of the
Honourable the House of Commons dated October 2000 for the Report, evidence and supporting papers of the Inquiry into the emergence
and identification of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) and variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD) and the action taken in
response to it up to 20 March 1996. Its full text is available online (www.bse.org.uk). Also known as The BSE Inquiry: The Report, it offers
some extraordinary glimpses of bureaucratic cowardice and incompetence.
In addition to those works, my account of mad cow disease and the FDA rulemaking process is based on the following documents:
“Finding of No Significant Impact and Environmental Assessment for 21 CFR 589.2000, Prohibition of Protein Derived from Ruminant and
Mink Tissues in Ruminant Feeds,” Center for...
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