The Food and Drug Administration announced plans to eliminate cattle brains and spinal cords from all animal feed. Such material was banned from cattle feed in 1997, because it can spread mad cow disease, though the use of cattle blood, chicken litter, and restaurant scraps as feed supplements has continued and will be unaffected by the new policy. | Harper's Magazine

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The Food and Drug Administration announced plans to eliminate cattle brains and spinal cords from all animal feed. Such material was banned from cattle feed in 1997, because it can spread mad cow disease, though the use of cattle blood, chicken litter, and restaurant scraps as feed supplements has continued and will be unaffected by the new policy.

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The Food and Drug Administration announced plans to eliminate cattle brains and spinal cords from all animal feed. Such material was banned from cattle feed in 1997, because it can spread mad cow disease, though the use of cattle blood, chicken litter, and restaurant scraps as feed supplements has continued and will be unaffected by the new policy.

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