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USDA to Buy Tainted Cattle
Greg D. Horstmeier DTN Editor-in-Chief
Tue Jan 28, 2014 04:48 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- Cattle that have eaten feed that may have been contaminated with human matter following an industrial accident will be purchased by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and destroyed, according to a press release from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration which included a statement from USDA. The issue affects at least 5,000 feedlot cattle in Wyoming and Montana.

Cattle in these areas may have been fed beet pulp and other sugar beet by-products that may have been contaminated with human matter following an industrial accident at the Western Sugar Cooperative in Lovell, Wyo.

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