WASHINGTON -- The Food Safety and Inspection Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture is soliciting public comment on regulatory actions the agency may propose, as officials consider implementing additional safeguards against human exposure to animal byproducts responsible for causing mad cow disease. Among the possible actions listed in the FSIS "thinking paper" are bans on: the use of brain and spinal cord from specified cattle in human food; the use of central nervous system tissues ...

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