Thursday, March 06, 2008

mmmmmm..mmm...mmmad cow update

WSU prof says downer cattle need inspection
KLEW - Lewiston,ID,USA
WSU Associate Professor of Epidemiology John Gay says people need to recognize the rarity of mad cow disease, and the big difference between mad cow, ...

New Case of Mad Cow Reported in Canada
Auburn Citizen - Auburn,NY,USA
OTTAWA - Canadian officials confirmed a new case of mad cow disease Tuesday, the second such case in two months and the 12th since the disease was first ...

Tests rule out BSE in cow in Slovenia
Reuters - USA
LJUBLJANA, March 4 (Reuters) - Tests have ruled out mad cow disease in a six-year-old cow from a farm in Slovenia after preliminary checks last week showed ...

Centre to tackle mad cow cases
Canoe.ca - Toronto,Ontario,Canada
By BROOKES MERRITT, SUN MEDIA Any further cases of mad cow disease found in Alberta will make their way to the University of Alberta's new prion research ...

How 'downer' cows enter food chain
Chicago Tribune - United States
The inability of a cow to stand is considered a symptom of mad cow, or bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), though cattle may go down for a number of ...

New Case of Mad Cow Reported in Canada
The Associated Press - OTTAWA (AP) — Canadian officials confirmed a new case of mad cow disease Tuesday, the second such case in two months and the 12th since the disease was ...

Mad cow case confirmed in Canada
CNN International - USA
OTTAWA, Canada (AP) -- Canadian officials confirmed a new case of mad cow disease Tuesday, the second such case in two months and the 12th since the disease ...

Canada confirms 12th case of mad cow disease
Reuters - USA
By David Ljunggren OTTAWA, Feb 26 (Reuters) - Canada confirmed a new case of mad cow disease on Tuesday, the 12th since 2003, and said the animal in ...

New Case of Mad Cow Reported in Canada
San Francisco Chronicle - CA, USA
Canadian officials confirmed a new case of mad cow disease Tuesday, the second such case in two months and the 12th since the disease was first discovered ...

New Case of Mad Cow Reported in Canada
Forbes - NY,USA
AP 02.26.08, 6:56 PM ET Canadian officials confirmed a new case of mad cow disease Tuesday, the second such case in two months and the 12th since the ...

Infected Alberta dairy cow latest case of mad cow disease in Canada
Canoe.ca - Toronto,Ontario,Canada
By THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has confirmed another case of mad cow disease in Alberta. The Ottawa-based agency says ...

Slovenia suspects new case of mad cow disease
Reuters - USA
LJUBLJANA, Feb 29 (Reuters) - The Slovene Veterinary Administration on Friday reported a suspected new case of mad cow disease. ...

Video Shows Employees Torturing Cows on Way to Slaughterhouse
Natural News.com - Phoenix,AZ,USA
Mad cow disease is a progressive fatal neurological disorder of cattle which can be transmitted to other species, including humans. ...

Meat import from mad-cow infected countries allowed
The News - International - Pakistan
ISLAMABAD: The government has lifted ban on the import of poultry and meat products from countries having mad-cow disease (bovine spongiform encephalopathy- ...

USDA resists calls for a complete ban on downers
Food Consumer - Lisle,IL,USA
Downers, cattle that can't walk on the way to the slaughterhouse, are at high risk of suffering mad cow disease, early studies showed. ...

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