Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, December 18th, 2001
The Harvard University study said it is "extremely unlikely'' that the disease will ever take hold in U.S. herds, mainly because of a 1997 ban on the use of meat and bone meal in cattle feed. But there are additional steps that would significantly reduce the risk even more, including new restrictions on animal feed and meat processing, the researchers said. Federal officials said they were considering those measures and announced plans to increase...
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