FDA panel says supplement takers at risk from mad cow
A Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory panel has said it is possible that people taking some dietary supplements may be exposed to mad cow disease. There is little hard evidence that dietary supplements could be contaminated by bovine spongiform ecephalopathy (BSE). However, the Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies Advisory Commission still thought the FDA should consider drawing up criteria to ask people about what supplements they take before they donate blood.
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