” I think that’s unjustified criticism. We have had a number of measures in place in this country for several years to mitigate the possibility of mad cow spreading in this country. We have found a single case. “


” It’s been studied to the point where we know that the impact on humans would be from consuming the most infected parts of the cow, that is, the brain and the spinal cord. “


” I have to say that in this particular cow that we’re dealing with, those parts of the cow were removed, and so we don’t think there’s any risk or very negligible risk to human health with this particular incident. “


” This was a dairy cow, and dairy cows have IDs on them. The ID was traced back to the farm in Washington. It’s a dairy farm. And that farm now has been quarantined, and the owners have been very cooperative in doing that. “


” Actually, in this instance we do have probably a better tracking system than was the instance in Canada. Because this is a dairy cow, they’re all individually tagged. “


” The cows have ID numbers. And we should be able, throughout the investigation, which is ongoing as we speak, to be able to track that cow back to where it came from initially. “



All 6 Ann Veneman Quotes about Cow in picture


I think that
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I have to say that in this particular cow that we
This was a dairy cow, and dairy cows have IDs on them. The ID was traced back to the farm in Washington. It
Actually, in this instance we do have probably a better tracking system than was the instance in Canada. Because this is a dairy cow, they
The cows have ID numbers. And we should be able, throughout the investigation, which is ongoing as we speak, to be able to track that cow back to where it came from initially.
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