Sunday, February 17, 2008

Prion Possibility

Okay, so I know we haven't gotten to that part of the class yet but today the US recalled 143m pounds of beef that they think may have been contaminated since the beef plant did not consistently have inspections of cattle prior to their slaughter. Officials think most of the beef has already been consumed by Americans - could think lead to a Mad Cow outbreak 20 years down the road? We'll have to wait a long time to see...

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