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Beef Industry / Mad Cow Disease #745079

NBC Evening News for Monday, Dec 29, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: James Hattori) The investigation into the case of mad cow disease reviewed; map shown of states affected by the beef recall; details given about the infected cow’s feed source. [CONSUMER – comments on staying away from beef.] [USDA chief veterinarian Dr. Ron DeHAVEN†- comments on the spread of BSE.] [USDA Dr. Ken PETERSON†- downplays the risk to consumers.] [Public Citizen president Joan CLAYBROOK†- says this incident will be a wakeup call to consumers to be careful.] A drop in cattle prices at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange reported.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) More information on msnbc.com noted.

Brokaw, Tom;
Hattori, James

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