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  1. Mad, bad and dangerous to tackle withRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Watford Observer

    Back in May 1990, one subject filling our newspapers was Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy , better known as Mad Cow Disease. Everybody must remember the then Minister of Agriculture John Selwyn Gummer trying to feed his four-year-old daughter a beefburger in an attempt to demonstrate how safe they were .

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  2. Mandryk: Cold comfort in COOL trade winRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Canada.com

    ... cow - North America's first "admitted" case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), sometimes called "mad cow disease." The concerns were real enough, coming after Britain saw 180,000 cattle stricken with BSE and 181 cases of the deadly human ...

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  3. UTHealth research: Grass plants can transport infectious prionsRead the original story

    Monday May 18 | Medical News Today

    ... of diseases called transmissible spongiform encephalopathy, which includes bovine spongiform encephalopathy (mad cow disease) in cattle, scrapie in sheep, variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in humans and chronic wasting disease (CWD) in deer, elk and ...

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  4. Charles: a 'meddlesome prince' or a passionate man of letters?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | South China Morning Post

    ... consequences of BSE and FMD." He is referring to bovine spongiform encephalopathy, the scientific name for mad cow disease, and foot-and-mouth disease. He is strident, too, on military matters, in particular on delays on a replacement for the poorly ...

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  5. Grass Plants Can Transport Infectious PrionsRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | Newswise

    ... of diseases called transmissible spongiform encephalopathy, which includes bovine spongiform encephalopathy (mad cow disease) in cattle, scrapie in sheep, variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in humans and chronic wasting disease (CWD) in deer, elk and ...

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  6. Australian Beef Gains Ground in Japan as Trade Deal Buoys SalesRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | The Washington Post

    Australia is set to strengthen its dominance over the U.S. as Japan's biggest beef supplier as a trade deal drives shipments toward a four-year high. Imports of Australian chilled beef rose 8 percent last quarter and may reach the highest since 2011 while shipments from the U.S. drop to the lowest in three years, according to Tatsuo Iwama, executive director of Japan Meat Traders Association.

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  7. Trade deal boosts Japana s appetite for Australian beefRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... ion yen ($2.6 billion) last year, and solidified its gains after a government ban following the discovery of mad cow disease in U.S. cattle in 2003.

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  8. Australian beef gains ground in JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Tokyo a Australia is set to strengthen its dominance over the United States as Japan's biggest beef supplier as a trade deal drives shipments toward a four-year high. Imports of Australian chilled beef rose 8 percent last quarter and may reach the highest since 2011 while shipments from the U.S. drop to the lowest in three years, according to Tatsuo Iwama, executive director of Japan Meat Traders Association.

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  9. What's in a disease name?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | CNN

    ... virus names after the location of the first isolated patient, in the West Nile district of Northern Uganda. Mad cow disease. The name alone strikes fear in the hearts of beef eaters and tourists. Following one of the numerous outbreaks in northern ...

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  10. What's in a disease name? WHO has recommendationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | WISW-AM Columbia

    Mad cow disease. The name alone strikes fear in the hearts of beef eaters and tourists.

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  11. USDA proposes changes to improve humane handling of veal calvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | National Provisioner

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service today announced proposed changes to improve both humane handling and food safety inspections at facilities that produce veal meat. The proposal would require that veal calves that are brought to slaughter but cannot rise and walk be promptly and humanely euthanized, and prohibited from entering the food supply.

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  12. Hopes for sales to China, US take sting from Marfrig lossesRead the original story

    Friday May 8 | Agrimoney.com

    ... Brazil and China is expected to resume in May, after being closed in 2012 after a single finding of BSE, or mad cow disease, in the state of Parana. Marfrig also hinted at a change in policy from the US, which currently bans imports of raw beef from ...

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  13. USDA Proposes More Humane Treatment of Veal CalvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2013 | TIME.com

    The proposal comes from the department's Food Safety and Inspection Service , which says veal calves that are unable to stand up and walk should not be slaughtered for food. Currently, veal calves that cannot walk are set aside to rest, and if they recover, they can still be slaughtered.

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  14. Chinese appetite seen as hidden driver behind surge in 'wagyu' exportsRead the original story

    Friday May 8 | The Japan Times

    ... has prohibited the shipment of Japanese beef to the mainland since 2001, due to an outbreak in Japan of mad cow disease, or bovine spongiform encephalopathy. China has kept the ban in place although other countries have scrapped such measures. ...

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  15. CWD detected in deer harvest From Hueco Mountain AreaRead the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | The Bandera County Courier

    ... (TSEs). Other diseases in this group include scrapie in sheep, bovine spongiform encephalopathy - BSE or mad cow disease - in cattle, and Cruetzfeld-Jakob disease in humans. CWD among cervids is a progressive, fatal disease that commonly results in ...

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  16. Is Brain Safe To Eat?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Broward-Palm Beach

    ... widely believed that prions found in cattle are the cause of both bovine spongiform encephalopathy, or Mad Cow disease, and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, its human variant. These diseases alter the brain of their host, causing tissue to develop "holes" ...

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  17. Bioceramics obtained for implants from shark teethRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | Science Daily

    ... of the confirmation of the risk of transmission of bovine spongiform encephalopathy -commonly known as mad cow disease -- by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This makes the alternative developed by the BIOCAPS researchers especially valuable, ...

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  18. Charity worker Lady Eva English dies at 105 having lived life to the fullRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | East Anglian Daily Times

    ... plan. A Suffolk rare breed cattle farmer who was hit with a crushing 83,000 court bill after breaching anti-Mad Cow Disease regulations has triumphed in an appeal before top judges. An inspirational woman who beat cancer has now conquered a ...

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  19. Martlesham survivor raises A 7,300 for Cancer Research UK through London Marathon featRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | East Anglian Daily Times

    The 38-year-old took on the challenge with her brother, Ali Wright and the pair have so far raised A 7,300 for Cancer Research UK - A 3,000 more than their target. Mrs Whymark, who works for the charity as a Suffolk fundraising manager, was due to run in last year's Brighton Marathon but had to cancel when she was diagnosed with two types of breast cancer and instead had to endure a gruelling course of chemotherapy.

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  20. Kitchen blaze in Fallowfields, Lowestoft attended by two fire crewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | East Anglian Daily Times

    ... more. A Suffolk rare breed cattle farmer who was hit with a crushing 83,000 court bill after breaching anti-Mad Cow Disease regulations has triumphed in an appeal before top judges. An inspirational woman who beat cancer has now conquered a ...

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