An alarming video captured by the Humane Society of the United States showed workers at a meatpacking company forcefully moving sick animals for slaughter. This not only broke animal cruelty laws, but it also raised a health hazard for those who consume beef.
A relatively new disease has sprung up and that is the human form of Mad Cow Disease and it is called as vCJD — variant Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease. New variant Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease accounts for less than 1% of cases, and tends to affect younger people. New variant CJD can result when someone is exposed to contaminated meat products.