AR-News: (US-nc) 'This is one cow on one farm ... it isn't anywhere we buy beef from'

Animalconcerns info at animalconcerns.org
Wed Dec 31 23:48:42 EST 2003


[from Rocky Mount Telegram]

The first documented case of mad cow disease in the U.S. has consumers
wary of the beef industry, but area retailers insist the fatal illness
will not endanger the Twin Counties' meat supply.

Sales of beef at the Winn-Dixie store on Sunset Avenue have sliced in half
since word of the disease came to light, a manager said. Winn-Dixie's
clientele seem to be steering clear of the meat counter, bucking the trend
of post-holiday beef consumption. 

full story:
http://www.rockymounttelegram.com/news/newsfd/auto/feed/news/2003/12/31/1072930603.20005.3495.6947.html

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