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Tue June 26, 2007
Bovine Tuberculosis May Pose a Threat for New Mexicans
By Whitney Jones
Las Cruces, NM – Suspicions arose that a herd of cattle in eastern New Mexico had developed Bovine Tuberculosis earlier this year. In response, United States Senator Pete Domenici and the U.S. Department of Agriculture prompted animal testing in the region. As KRWG's Whitney Jones reports, the secretary of the state's department of agriculture says consumers have nothing to worry about.