04/25/2012 12:33 pm ET Updated Apr 25, 2012

Mad Cow Disease In California: Herbivores, Omnivores And Carnivores React On Twitter

Tuesday afternoon, the USDA held a press briefing to confirm that a case of mad cow disease was found in a California dairy cow. The case was discovered by a random sampling taken from a cow carcass at a hide-removal site in Hanford.

The cow did not enter the human food chain and this situation has not been deemed a health threat to humans, but people are still abuzz: