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FDA Revamps Rules for Cattle Part Use

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FDA Revamps Rules for Cattle Part Use

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FDA Revamps Rules for Cattle Part Use

FDA Revamps Rules for Cattle Part Use

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The Food and Drug Administration says it will ban the use of certain cattle parts from slaughterhouses in dietary supplements and cosmetics. The agency also plans to change the way cattle and chicken feed is made and used. The new rules stem from concern over last month's case of mad cow disease in Washington state. NPR's Christopher Joyce reports.