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Japan Will Ease Mad Cow Disease Restrictions on U.S. Beef

Pathogen Behind Mad Cow Disease Unstoppable For only the second time in ten years, Japan will further ease restrictions on U.S. beef imports starting to allow entry of beef and beef products from cattle less than 30 months of age. … Continue reading

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Criminal Puts Bad Beef Into Food Supply

The following case demonstrates how farmers are willing and able to ignore food safety laws around the world, while regulators have little leverage over the situation and the judicial system slaps them on the wrist for taking deadly risks with … Continue reading

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Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Takes Teenager

Girl Died Rapidly From Neurological Disorder When 15-year-old Claire McVey appeared reluctant to eat in front of her family, her mother Annie assumed she was just having teen wobbles about her weight. But Claire was showing the first signs of variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob … Continue reading

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Britain Doubles Estimate Of People Carrying Prion Pathogen

Mad Cow Disease A Symptom Of Bigger Problems About 24,000 people in the UK are carrying the agent that can cause the deadly brain condition Creutzfeldt Jakob disease (CJD), linked with eating infected meat – twice the number previously estimated … Continue reading

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