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Mad Cow Case Sparks Organic Beef Debate

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Mad Cow Case Sparks Organic Beef Debate

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Mad Cow Case Sparks Organic Beef Debate

Mad Cow Case Sparks Organic Beef Debate

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Even before the first U.S. case of mad cow disease, the organic and premium-meat market was growing rapidly in the United States. The FDA is reportedly considering banning the use of antibiotics for all beef, citing the potential increased resistance of harmful microbes. NPR's Melissa Block talks with Carol Tucker Foreman of the Food Policy Institute at the Consumer Federation of America.

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