Government Asserts Beef is Safe
Ann Veneman, the U.S. head of agriculture, says
(from Chris Mooney
The risk to human health from this situation is extremely low, and people should continue to feel very confident in our meat supply
That's a relief. Oh yeah, remember this
The Environmental Protection Agency's internal watchdog says White House officials pressured the agency to prematurely assure the public that the air was safe to breathe a week after the World Trade Center collapse.
But this time, there's no good reason to lie, right?