CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 21, 2003
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Chicago: Cynthia Bowers) Measures being taken to mobilize against mad cow disease after a confirmed case in Canada featured; details given about the impact on the beef industry in the US. [Canadian Prime Minister Jean CHRETIEN- says we’ll wait to see what will happen.] [Alaron Trading agricultural economist Chuck LEVITT- says if our beef exports were shut down, it would be a calamity for the beef industry.] [Purdue University Simon KENYON- says the Canadian cow didn’t have the classical signs of the disease.] [Consumers Union Michael HANSEN- recommends more cattle testing.]
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