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US feed ban

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EIGHT years after Britain banned the inclusion of cattle carcasses in feedstuffs intended for cows, the US plans to do the same. The move has been prompted by the 10 recent cases of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease in Britain that have been linked with BSE. The US Food and Drug Administration, which regulates animal feed, proposed the ban on 14 May. “This action is being taken to protect the health of animals and to reduce any risk which might be faced by humans,” said the FDA. Under the rules proposed by the FDA, any animal feed that included protein from ruminants—cattle, sheep, goats,