AR-News: (US) Texas cow under investigation

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Sat May 1 10:22:19 EDT 2004

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is gathering information on a cow that
was ordered destroyed at a West Texas meat-packing plant, a USDA official

USDA spokesman Ed Loyd said Friday he didn't have confirmation on why the
cow was killed Wednesday and added it wasn't immediately clear if a tissue
sample had been taken for a test for bovine spongiform encephalopathy,
also known as mad cow disease.

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