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Mad Cow disease in US, here we go again....

Postby Taiwan_Student » 25 Apr 2012, 07:05

Just heard on the radio that there was an other case of mad cow disease in the states. It's the first one in six years and they say that it was an atypical case that did not come from the animal's feed.

Well, we are going to have a media circus starting tomorrow... I guarantee.
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Re: Mad Cow disease in US, here we go again....

Postby Belgian Pie » 25 Apr 2012, 16:34

Oh, big chance there will be no ractopamine tainted beef from the US now, or entirely no US beef for some time to come. :discodance:
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Postby California » 25 Apr 2012, 21:07

US will neeed to ramp up its rhetoric for US beef then. This is going to be a field day for the Taiwanese press and it could make the anti-US beef propaganda loud enough to cause some real damage. The solution is simple though. We've used the carrot of visa-free entry, now its time to use the stick.


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Postby GC Rider » 26 Apr 2012, 09:39

California wrote:US will neeed to ramp up its rhetoric for US beef then. This is going to be a field day for the Taiwanese press and it could make the anti-US beef propaganda loud enough to cause some real damage. The solution is simple though. We've used the carrot of visa-free entry, now its time to use the stick.


No beef, no weapons. Period.

Why not just nuke them in retaliation? Either buy or die.
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Re: Mad Cow disease in US, here we go again....

Postby sandman » 26 Apr 2012, 11:26

No ban. No intention to impose one. Isolated case in one cow that wasn't slaughtered for meat in any case. Storm in a teacup. Of course the gubmint COULD cut its own throat by banning imports. Will they? Hey! Its the Taiwanese government. Anything is possible! :lol:
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Postby cake » 26 Apr 2012, 15:21

Why would anyone want to eat cows that weren't fed on grass? Unhealthy mass farmed corn fed junk. And then there is the treatment of the animals when they traipsed through their own shite.
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Postby sandman » 26 Apr 2012, 18:02

cake wrote:Why would anyone want to eat cows that weren't fed on grass? Unhealthy mass farmed corn fed junk. And then there is the treatment of the animals when they traipsed through their own shite.

Cheaper.
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Postby urodacus » 26 Apr 2012, 19:17

The US is full of fuckin' mad cows, not to mention all the corn-fed beef just walkin' the streets looking for trouble.


and there's not enough land to grass feed all the beef consumed in the US, for another thing. They just plant fields of corn instead.
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Postby Hamletintaiwan » 26 Apr 2012, 21:11

Just a reminder!
Mad cow disease comes from cannibalism. Therefore, one cow must have eaten another cow which contracted it from eating a "cow"!
Cows eating grass or corn don't get Mad cow disease.
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Postby urodacus » 26 Apr 2012, 21:19

Sick, dying cows and the unwanted offal like bones and brains get ground up and added to the feed pellets for added protein. Cheap and convenient, for sure: US beef is cheapest in the world.

It's Cowlent Green.
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