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More Cattle Slaughtered Due to Foot and Mouth Disease

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Britain's farm ministry has ordered the slaughter of cattle on a farm in Surrey on suspicion of foot and mouth disease. The seventh positive test was confirmed on Oct 1, 2007. The outbreaks of  foot-and-mouth and bluetongue led to an EU ban on British exports of fresh meat, live animals and dairy products, causing an estimated damage of tens of millions of pounds.

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The intense confinement and suffering to which God’s animals are subjected in today’s factory farms has led to the increase of disease transmission. We cannot expect that our poor management of God’s animals and resources has no negative effects. As long as the demand for animal flesh continues, we will continue to deal with the results of exploiting God’s animals for taste and profit.

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