6 hrs ago
'Mad cow disease' alert: Patient being treated in hospital for suspected CJD
Health chiefs last night confirmed a man suspected of suffering from the human form of mad cow disease is being treated in hospital.
9 hrs ago
Authorities face questions over handling of BSE threat
Veterinarian Stephanie Czub, seen with cattle at the Canadian Food Inspection Agency laboratory near Lethbridge, discovered a case of BSE from her Winnipeg lab in 2003.
13 hrs ago
10 years since mad cow linked to Saskatchewan farm
Cows are shown on a farmer's field in High River, Alta., on May 22, 2003, two days after the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and the Alberta government announced a cow from a herd in northwestern Alberta was infected with BSE, the first case of mad cow disease reported in Canada in a decade.
17 hrs ago
Chichester patient could have mad cow disease
Health bosses have confirmed a patient is believed to have contracted the human form of mad cow disease in Sussex.
Mad cow crisis put brakes on trucking
Trucker Mark Wendorff says his livestock trucking business has never fully recovered from the BSE crisis 10 years ago.
RLPC-Allflex buyout backed with $810 mln of covenant-lite debt
BC Partners' $1.3 billion acquisition of animal identification company Allflex will be backed with an$810 million debt financing, banking sources said on Wednesday.
The Japan Times
U.S. producers eye big increase in beef exports
Target market: A young customer checks out U.S. beef products at a supermarket in Kita Ward, Tokyo, after they went on sale in February because import restrictions were eased.
Howard Lyman Continues To Expose Mad Cow Incidence In US And Elsewhere
The Canadian Parliament has been investigating the fraud regarding US testing for Mad Cow.
Brain-Wasting Disease Lurks in UK Blood Supply
The outbreak of the illness, also known as bovine spongiform encephalopathy , resulted in nearly 200 human deaths worldwide and the slaughter of millions of cattle, the Guardian reports.
Nearly 1,000 People Could Die From Contracting 'Silent' Mad Cow From Blood Transfusions
British officials warn hospitals that nearly 1,000 people with the human variant of mad cow disease could die because of mad cow infected blood transfusions.
Up to 1,000 people could die from mad cow disease due to being given infected blood in hospitals
Up to 1,000 British people could die of the human form of mad cow disease because of infected blood given to them in British hospitals, ministers have been warned.
Great Bend Tribune
Congressman Huelskamp discusses Kansas beef with Jap...
Wednesday night, Congressman Tim Huelskamp was Ambassador Kenichiro Sasae's guest at the residence of the Ambassador of Japan.
Centers for Disease Control and Preve...
Foodborne Transmission of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy to Nonhuman Primates
To determine attack rates, incubation times, and molecular signatures, we orally exposed 18 macaques to 1 high dose of brain material from cattle with BSE.