The Mad Cow Panic of the 1990s

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In the 1990s, the world watched in horror as a terrible disease swept the English cattle industry. An illness that turned victims’ brains to mush, “mad cow disease,” or bovine spongiform encephalopathy, was a nightmare and one that was a disaster for Britain in more ways than one. The Very Beginning, and the First Mishandling… Continue reading The Mad Cow Panic of the 1990s