Tag Archives: BSE

More Mismanagement of Deadly Mad Cow Disease

Prion Pathogen Highly Contagious After eight years, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reopened the comment period for its rule on what cow parts may be used in human products Monday because research completed since the interim rule was … Continue reading

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Another Case Of Mad Cow Disease In U.S.

Mad Cow Disease Exposes Prion Mismanagement The random testing system for BSE (mad cow disease) caught another dairy cow last year in Central California. The good news is that the meat was kept from the food supply. The question is … Continue reading

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Mad Cows Have Deadly Prions In Saliva

Saliva, Bodily Fluids Can Transmit BSE Agent Deadly proteins responsible for mad cow disease have been discovered in the saliva of cows infected as part of an experiment. The finding might pave the way for a simple test for BSE … Continue reading

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Five New Zealanders Die Of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

┬áMeat Inspector Dies From Rare Brain Disease A meat inspector and keen hunter was killed by a rare brain disease linked to the human form of mad cow disease. John Andrews, 63, of Napier is one of five New Zealanders … Continue reading

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