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Saturday Jul 26 | Bellingham Herald

Surgeries cancelled over fear of rare disease

David Daniel, the CEO of Lakeland Surgical & Diagnostic Center on North Florida Avenue, says it was highly unlikely the exposure to the disease occurred, but he wanted to take all precautionary measures.

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Related Topix: Florida, Health

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Courthouse News Service

Agency Plans to Mandate Raw Beef Source Records

The Food Safety and Inspection Service plans to require businesses that grind raw beef to keep records of where it comes from, to help identify the source of foodborne illnesses like E. coli and salmonella.

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Related Topix: Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Food Science, E. Coli, Health

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Romsey Advertiser

Concerns over vCJD 'blood threat'

A "casual" attitude by the Government could be increasing the risk of the human form of "mad cow disease" being spread via blood transfusions or in operating theatres, MPs warned.

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Related Topix: Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Otago Daily Times

Decision on effluent area reserved

An Environment Southland hearing committee has reserved its decision on whether Southland meat processor South Pacific Meats can spread effluent on to a larger area of farmland in northern Southland.

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Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Health

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Beef Magazine

Southeastern Livestock Network Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Ten years ago, 11 Southeastern states banded together to tackle common marketing and regulatory issues and formed the Southeastern Livestock Network LLC. One small voice can easily be ignored.

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Related Topix: Marketing, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Health

Wed Jul 09, 2014

EKathimerini

Peloponnese sheep quarantined over BSE fears

A flock of 85 sheep in Gortynia, in the Peloponnese, has been placed in quarantine after the animals were found to be infected with bovine spongiform encephalopathy , commonly known by its acronym BSE or as A'made cow disease,A' even though it can also be transmitted to sheep and goats.

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Related Topix: Health

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Daily Times

ECC approves 6,000MT wheat for NWA IDPs

ISLAMABAD: Federal Cabinet's Economic Coordination Committee on Friday approved immediate release of 60,000 metric tonnes of wheat amounting to Rs 2.28 billion for the provision of food assistance to the Internal Displaced Persons of North Waziristan Agency in the backdrop of Zarb-e-Azb operation that has caused large-scale exodus.

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China Daily

Feed additives at play in US-China beef trade

Beef from the United States has been banned in China for more than a decade, but officials are working to get US meat back into world's most populated country by the end of the year, according to trade officials.

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Related Topix: Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Health, Agriculture, Science

CBC News

Maritime cows headed to Russia, Kazakhstan for premium price

Cattle farmers in Nova Scotia have noticed an unusual export market opening up in Russia and Kazakhstan, years after mad cow disease devastated the beef industry in Canada.

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Related Topix: Health, Meat, Life, Beef, Food

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Canada.com

Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease at a glance

Instagram users share their snapshots as they soak up the sun this week on the beach, at the PNE, in parks and at the ballgame.

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Related Topix: Mabton, WA, Health, North America, Canada, World News, Agriculture, Science, Life, Beef, Food, Meat

Ottawa Citizen

No end in sight for 'mad cow' ban on blood donations in Canada

Carl Raskin cannot donate blood because he spent a cumulative total of three or more months in the U.K. or France between1980 and 1996.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Life, Beef, Food, Meat

The Arizona Republic

Chandler History: Why Dr. A.J. Chandler came to Arizona

Chandler History: Why Dr. A.J. Chandler came to Arizona Dr. A.J. Chandler came to Arizona as Territorial Veterinary Surgeon.

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Related Topix: Chandler, AZ, Arizona, Health, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Nutrition

Wed Jul 02, 2014

WHAS11

Suspected mad cow disease found in Romanian beef

Romania's animal health and safety authority said Wednesday a preliminary test on May 1 indicated the cow was infected with bovine spongiform encephalopathy.

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Related Topix: Meat, Life, Beef, Food, Health

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