Saturday Jul 26
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.
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.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
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.
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.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
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.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
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.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
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.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Could A Cow Virus Cause Colon Cancer?
The remote possibility that I might develop mad cow disease as a result has never stopped me from diving into a nice juicy hamburger .
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Christian Science Monitor
Britain asks US to end haggis ban after 43 years
Owen Paterson , seen here in 2010 with Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron in Belfast, Northern Ireland, is urging the US to lift its haggis ban.