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If you ask me, Scottish Labour must be suffering from the political equivalent of 'mad cow disease. Because instead of a period of calm reflection and honest soul-searching, open warfare has broken out and as the BBC reports an organised effort is underway to make Labour's Scottish leader, Jim Murphy, a scapegoat. Show More Summary

US Man likely Contracted Fatal Brain Disease From Eating UK Beef

A new report asserts that a Texas man who died from a rare brain disease likely got it from eating beef contaminated with mad cow disease while living in the Middle East, decades ago.

Maybe Now’s the Time to Worry About the Return of Mad Cow

An investigation into how an Albertan cow recently contracted mad cow disease is intensifying after Canadian officials determined the cow came from the same farm as another cow that was found in 2010 to have also contracted the disease. Show More Summary

Canadian BSE Case Demonstrates Need for COOL, Lobby Group Says

R-CALF USA, which represents the U.S. cattle industry in trade, marketing and private property rights issues, is pointing to a recent case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) — or, as it is commonly called, “mad cow disease” — in a Canadian cow as a reason to maintain country-of-origin labeling (COOL). The World Trade Organization (WTO)... Continue Reading

Canadian cow infected with BSE

Canada has confirmed its first case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy - or mad cow disease - since 2011. ||| Winnipeg, Manitoba - A Canadian beef cow infected with bovine spongiform encephalopathy was born on an Alberta farm in 2009,...Show More Summary

Canada- Mad Cow Update

Recall that last Friday, a case of mad cow disease was confirmed in Canada. Chester Dawson reported today at The Wall Street Journal Online that, “Canada said Wednesday a beef cow confirmed to have bovine spongiform encephalopathy was born in March 2009, two years after the country enacted a ban on cattle feed containing animal […]

Foreign Markets Cautious on Canadian Beef Pending BSE Investigation

Foreign markets are being extra cautious about Canadian beef until an investigation into an Alberta cow found to be infected with bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) — or, as it is commonly called, “mad cow disease” — runs its course. In the meantime, South Korea has temporarily banned imports of Canadian beef as a precaution. None... Continue Reading

Canada Confirms Case of Mad Cow Disease

Reuters writers David Ljunggren and Scott Haggett reported on Friday that, “Canada confirmed its first case of mad cow disease since 2011 on Friday, but said the discovery should not hit a beef export sector worth C$2 billion ($1.6 billion) a year. “The news, however, helped boost U.S. cattle prices. “The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) […]

Canada: Mad Cow Case Is Detected

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Canada, a major exporter of beef, said on Friday that it had found a case of mad cow disease in a beef cow in Alberta.

Canada confirms mad cow case

Canada confirmed its first case of mad cow disease since 2011 but expressed confidence the discovery would not hit the beef export sector. ||| OTTAWA/CALGARY - Canada confirmed its first case of mad cow disease since 2011 on Friday but...Show More Summary

Scientists' 'Mad Cow' Discovery Points to Possible Neuron Killing Mechanism Behind Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Diseases

Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have for the first time discovered a killing mechanism that could underpin a range of the most intractable neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and ALS.

Norway Detects Country’s First Case of ‘Mad Cow Disease

Officials in Norway have announced that nation’s first-ever case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), the neurological disease in cattle more commonly known as “mad cow disease,” according to Reuters. The disease was found in a 15-year-old cow that had been slaughtered for food, but no portion of the cow reached the consumer food system. The... Continue Reading

First successful vaccination against 'mad cow'-like wasting disease in deer

Researchers say that a vaccination they have developed to fight a brain-based, wasting syndrome among deer and other animals may hold promise on two additional fronts: protecting US livestock from contracting the disease, and preventing similar brain infections in humans.

First Successful Vaccination Against "Mad Cow"-Like Wasting Disease in Deer

Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center and elsewhere say that a vaccination they have developed to fight a brain-based, wasting syndrome among deer and other animals may hold promise on two additional fronts: Protecting U.S. livestock from contracting the disease, and preventing similar brain infections in humans.

Will The FDA Ever Get Over Its Hemo-phobia? Ctd

Another shifts the focus away from the risk of HIV among gay Americans: What about the ban on British blood, due to fears of mad cow disease? I’ve not been able to give blood for over 10 years due to this ridiculous ban. Another is also barred: It’s annual Xmas blood drive time, and I’m […]

Revolution Head Brewer Jim Cibak Talks Mad Cow (Not The Disease)

Revolution Head Brewer Jim Cibak explains the brewery's milk stout. [ more › ]

France stops BSE testing

The France government has decided to stop testing cattle on mad cow disease (BSE). The measure applies to all animals born after 2002.

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