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Stop Spread Of Mad Cow Disease - FDA Bans Use Of Certain Cattle Parts In Pet Food by Robin P. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:37pm U.S. makers of pet food and all other animal feed will be prevented from using certain materials from cattle at the greatest risk for spreading mad cow disease under a rule that regulators finalized. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which oversees animal feed, said excluding high-risk materials from cattle 30 months of age or old ... Read on »
Toxic Chemicals Harm Cattle by Robin P. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 14 Apr 2009 11:20pm A toxic home on the range? Cattle in southeast Texas have high incidence of DNA damage. Scientists have found a link to large factories that emit toxic substances. By Matthew Cimitile Environmental Health News March 9, 2009 For 200 years, Randy Mumme’s family has raised cattle on the same plot of southeast Texas land. Then, ab ... Read on »
Organic Cattle Worming by Karen H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 06 Nov 2010 4:25am Farmer Joel Salatin of Polyface, Inc ( and FOOD Inc fame ) recommends this remarkable all purpose product for organic cattle worming. When eager local farm to fork farmer Ken Myszka found out I sold this plant based product he enthusiastically wanted to purchase “special h” some so he too could add it to his animals water as a dewormer. ... Read on »
Use of Materials Derived From Cattle in Human Food and Cosmetics [Docket No. 2004N-0081] RIN 0910-AF47 by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 09 Apr 2009 7:13pm [Federal Register: April 17, 2008 (Volume 73, Number 75)] [Rules and Regulations] [Page 20785-20794] From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [] [DOCID:fr17ap08-7] ======================================================================= ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTME ... Read on »
Texas Firm Recalls Cattle Heads That Contain Prohibited Materials by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 09 Apr 2009 7:13pm Texas Firm Recalls Cattle Heads That Contain Prohibited Materials Recall Release CLASS II RECALL FSIS-RC-020-2008 HEALTH RISK: LOW Congressional and Public Affairs (202) 720-9113 Peggy Riek WASHINGTON, June 26, 2008 – Beltex Corporation, doing business as Frontier Meats, a Fort Worth, Texas, establishment, is recalling approximately ... Read on »
Earthlings the documentary, Sara Kate in Hot Springs, Pastured Cattle by Sally Kneidel Patient Expert Posted Wed 03 Jun 2009 12:24am I talked to Sara Kate on the phone last night, she's living in Hot Springs in the mts of NC. The population of Hot Springs is 640 people. She and Matt are working as cooks at Elmer's hostel on the Appalachian Trail. They're also living at the hostel. Sara Kate says she can see the trail from the kitchen window. Yesterday was their first day on ... Read on »
East Asian Relative of Wild Cattle Faces Extinction by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 08 Sep 2009 10:55pm Last month, the world rallied behind the dolphin after the documentary The Cove revealed an annual slaughtering that occurred off of a Japanese coastal town.  Help and increased awareness is again needed as hunting threatens to wipe out the Saola, a relative of wild cattle. Members of the International Union for Conservation of Nature held ... Read on »
FDA urged to ban feeding of chicken crap to cattle. by Stephen Tvedten Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:02pm FDA urged to ban feeding of chicken feces to cattle - Food and consumer groups say the practice increases the risk of cattle becoming infected with mad cow disease. A beef industry trade group say a ban isn't needed. By Jerry Hirsch - October 31, 2009. A fight is brewing over the practice of feeding chicken feces and other poultry farm waste ... Read on »
Numbers Game: Honey, I Blew Up The Cattle! by Andy B. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 01 Aug 2010 5:16pm Approximately _____ percent of feedlot cattle (this includes dairy cattle as well as those slaughtered for their meat) in the US receive artificial hormone injections. a) 46 b) 75 c) 92 d) 30 Leave your guess in the “comments” section and come back on Friday for the answer. Read on »
Scientific reasons for a feed ban of meat-and-bone meal, applicable to all farmed animals including cattle, pigs, poultry, farme by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Fri 08 Oct 2010 1:29pm Hello, xxxxxxxxx wrote ; In my opinion based on empirical evidence it appears that world fish depletion has led to higher cost of fish and feed meal producers subsequently turning to abattoirs to buy lower cost meat offal to produce meat meal in place of fish meal. Meat meal fed to cattle apparently brought brain matter and the relev ... Read on »