Asked in downtown Mountain View. Photos and interviews by Nick Veronin.
"When I heard about the mad cow disease, I thought to myself, 'It's a slow news week.' I'm not changing what I eat as a result."
David Fishman, Sunnyvale
"We only eat kosher beef. I know that those standards are very different, and I'm not worried about it."
Betsy Singer, Davis
"I'm not concerned about mad cow disease. I haven't put much thought into it."
Richard Warren, San Jose
"No. From my understanding, that particular cow was not meant to be used for food, so I think it doesn't pose any problem for humans."
Steve Savage, Syracuse, N.Y.
"I'm not worried about mad cow disease. I understand it's a dairy cow — only used for milk and never slaughtered for beef."
Dan Holden, Los Altos
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