USDA Seeks to Ramp Up Mad Cow Testing The USDA inspector general concludes there are problems with the way agriculture officials monitor American cattle for signs of mad cow disease. The USDA has sent Congress a report that says it needs to broaden testing, clarify which animals must be tested and improve how it handles data. Hear NPR's Joe Palca.
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USDA Seeks to Ramp Up Mad Cow Testing

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USDA Seeks to Ramp Up Mad Cow Testing

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The USDA inspector general concludes there are problems with the way agriculture officials monitor American cattle for signs of mad cow disease. The USDA has sent Congress a report that says it needs to broaden testing, clarify which animals must be tested and improve how it handles data. Hear NPR's Joe Palca.