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Vancouver Spreading Infectious Biosolids Like Fertilizer

Sewage Sludge Contaminating Water Supplies Residents of Canada’s Nicola Valley have said that something stinks about biosolids dumped near homes, rivers, aquifers and crops in their region. They set up roadblocks to stop the practice. A powerful new report backs them … Continue reading

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Transmissibility Of Prion Disease In Soil

Sewage Sludge Expands Prion Pathways Soil may serve as an environmental reservoir for prion infectivity and contribute to the horizontal transmission of prion diseases (transmissible spongiform encephalopathies [TSEs]) of sheep, deer, and elk. TSE infectivity can persist in soil for years, … Continue reading

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Mad Cow, Creutzfeldt-Jakob, Alzheimer’s Disease Spreading With Sewage

Prions Connect Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies The U.S. government’s monitoring system for cases of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, a fatal human brain illness, could be missing tens of thousands of victims, scientists and consumer advocates said. Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease or CJD can be caused … Continue reading

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