EXCLUSIVE - Video of ’lame’ cattle stirs new concern over growth drugs

Manorama Online-India-Guy Loneragan, a professor of food safety and public health at Texas Tech University, who spoke at the Denver conference, described the video as 'compelling,' and said 'it was clear that these cattle were lame.'

REUTERS - At a beef industry conference in Denver last week, the animal health auditor for meat producer JBS USA presented a video showing short clips of cows struggling to walk and displaying other signs of distress. The animals appeared to step gingerly, as if on hot metal, and showed signs of lameness, according to four people who saw the video.

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Guy Loneragan, a professor of food safety and public health at Texas Tech University, who spoke at the Denver conference, described the video as "compelling," and said "it was clear that these cattle were lame."

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