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Mad cow disease: What you need to know

Published On: Apr 25 2012 10:23:03 AM CDT   Updated On: Oct 15 2013 03:30:47 PM CDT

Up to 30,000 Brits may be human carriers of mad cow disease. Here's what you need to know about bovine spongiform encephalopathy, or BSE.

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Can I cook it out? -- Unlike other meat-borne illnesses such as E. coli bacteria, cooking does not kill mad cow disease.

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