CNN chief national correspondent John King spoke with U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack about the Mad Cow case confirmed today in California. A highlight is below; please visit http://archives.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/2012.04.24.html for a full transcript of the interview.
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Highlight from Full Interview
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KING: As we speak tonight, you are 100 percent certain, no threat to the food supply.
VILSACK: I am going home. And I'm having beef tonight for dinner. And that's no lie.