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Prion Disease Spreading With Infectious Waste Mad cow disease has again raised its ugly head in the United States. Thanks to misinformation and mismanagement by government, the problem will persist. Government and industry representatives announced yesterday that an 11-year-old beef cow in Alabama tested positive for prion disease. Also known as bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), […]

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Prion Disease Threatens Livestock Editor’s Note: A deadly prion is a deadly prion. Hiding behind ignorance and special interests is doing no one any good. Prion disease is always fatal. There is not a cure. Prions migrate, mutate and multiply. Sick animals (including livestock and people) that have prion disease contaminate their environment with prions […]

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Prion Disease Spreading The recent case of mad cow disease in California once again has people around the world asking questions about food safety. A constructive analysis requires a broader perspective and a refined focus on the causes of all prion diseases. Contrary to government statements, there is not an isolated case of mad cow […]

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Prions Immune To Wastewater Treatment When Alice Cho Snyder and her husband Mark bought a 13-acre farm near Everett, Wash., last July, they thought they were going to be organic farmers, not the epicenter of a biosolids storm. Shortly after the Snyders closed on the property, Snohomish County officials notified the couple that biosolids were […]

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Sewage Sludge Spreading Prion Disease Colm Kelleher, the author of Brain Trust: The Hidden Connection Between Mad Cow Disease and Alzheimer’s Disease is a fascinating book that covers alot of ground quickly. It connects many dots about deadly prion diseases. One pathway that he doesn’t mention is sewage sludge (also known as biosolids), which exposes livestock, wildlife […]

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The Neurodegenerative Disease Epidemic Prion disease is being mismanaged around the globe, which is contributing to the migration, mutation, and exponential growth in the deadly contagion. Our food, water and healthcare systems are now critical pathways that must be guarded much more closely. Not surprisingly, mad cow disease, clinically known as bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), […]

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