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‘Mad Cow’ Scare Campaign Heats Up

Judging by CBS’ coverage on 60 Minutes II, the American mad cow scare campaign shows no signs of letting up. The report featured Michael Hansen of Consumers Union, and relied greatly on his unfounded and reckless claims that the federal government isn’t doing enough to protect us from this European problem. CBS did mention that no case of mad cow disease has been diagnosed in America, but it would seem that no major media report on mad cow disease is complete without the nanny point of view. If you’ve read our groundbreaking report, Mad Cow: A New American Scare Campaign, you already know about Mr. Hansen, his agenda, and his bogus claims of American “mad deer.”

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