Michael Greger, MD, is the Mad Cow Coordinator for the Organic Consumers Association and the Chief BSE Investigator for www.nodowners.org (Farm Sanctuary). Dr. Greger has been speaking publicly about mad cow disease since 1993. He has debated the National Cattlemen's Beef Association before the FDA and was invited as an expert witness at the Oprah Winfrey infamous "meat defamation" trial.
He has contributed to many books and articles on the subject and continues to lecture extensively. Dr. Greger is a graduate of the Cornell University School of Agriculture and the Tufts University School of Medicine.
Dr. Michael Greger, a coordinator with the Organic Consumers Association and investigator Janet Skarbek, discussed Mad Cow Disease which in its human form is called CJD. Greger suggested that the disease started in cows after they consumed diseased sheep parts, which was in their feed. While Europe has outlawed the feeding of slaughterhouse waste to their livestock, it is still being done in the US, as it is cost effective for agribusiness, he noted. ... More »Host: George Noory