Mark Thorson wrote:
> I won't eat U.S. beef because the risk is too high,
> and neither will the Koreans. If there were no risk,
> the USDA would not be preventing Creekstone Farms from
> testing their own beef for Mad Cow Disease. If testing
> were being done at the same level as in Japan, where
> all slaughtered cattle are tested, the true extent of
> Mad Cow Disease in U.S. herds would be revealed, and
> nobody would eat U.S. beef.
> Quoting from:
> Thousands of South Koreans, mostly students and other
> young people, have held similar vigils and street rallies
> on a near daily basis against the April 18 deal to resume
> U.S. beef imports.
> The protests are one of the biggest domestic challenges
> faced so far by South Korean President Lee Myung-bak, who
> took office three months ago. Lee last week sought to
> reassure the country over the safety of U.S. beef, but
> failed to ease public anger, which has been fanned by
> media reports questioning the safety of U.S. beef.
So then can eat rice, bugs and dirt. Big deal.
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