2002N-0273 Animal Proteins Prohibited in Ruminant Feed
FDA Comment Number : EC170
Submitter : Mrs. Ursula Pelka Date & Time: 12/14/2005 11:12:29
Organization : Mrs. Ursula Pelka
Category : Individual Consumer
Issue Areas/Comments
GENERAL
GENERAL
Allowing sick, non-ambulatory cattle to be killed for animal feed will result in unnecessary pain and suffering. Downed animals should be humanely euthanized immediately, not kept alive and/or transported to be killed for rendering.
As a consumer, I OPPOSE the use of non-ambulatory cattle in animal feed. The US needs to implement the same safe and compassionate standards as Europe and Japan and not allow downed animals into the human food chain.
Thank you for your consideration.