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Old 02-06-2004, 02:02 AM
Bill Oliver
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Default Bone/ Blood Meal and Mad Cow Disease

In article ,
paghat wrote:

Four cases in Great Britain were not traceable to any meat eaten, but all
four were inveterate gardeners who used bonemeal. It is believed they
inhaled the initial prion infection while spreading bone meal in their

No doubt *all four* of them also drank water, breathed air, and wore
clothes. Thus, you must believe that drinking water, breathing air,
and wearing clothes causes BSE.

In fact, there is no evidence whatsoever that using bonemeal leads
to BSE. The BSE hysteria is a wonderful example of hysteria overtaking