RealNews

FDA Delays Mad Cow Feed Rules, Asks for More Input

The Food and Drug Administration will not propose new safeguards to protect U.S. livestock feed from mad cow disease until later in the year after it gathers more information, agency officials said on Friday. The agency issued a notice asking the public to comment on whether it should ban all animal protein from cattle feed, as well as several other questions. “Comments on these issues raised in the (notice) are due to FDA next month,” it said. Separately, the FDA proposed long-delayed rules that will close loopholes that might have allowed infected materials from cattle to enter the human food supply. Full Story

OODA Analyst

OODA Analyst

OODA is comprised of a unique team of international experts capable of providing advanced intelligence and analysis, strategy and planning support, risk and threat management, training, decision support, crisis response, and security services to global corporations and governments.