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Recycling Sewage Recycles Brain Disease

Sewage Sludge Spreading Deadly Diseases I wish that I could support wastewater reclamation and the application of sewage sludge (biosolids). Unfortunately, I have reversed course on my position over the past decade and now I only see unacceptable risks. The reason … Continue reading

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Blood Infected With Prions Threatens Public Health

Undiagnosed Victims Are Contagious British officials warn that almost 30,000 Britons carry a dormant form of mad cow disease unknowingly and it may affect the blood supply, the Global Post is reporting. Experts said up to 1,000 people could die … Continue reading

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Chronic Wasting Disease Being Mismanaged

Chronic Wasting Disease Unstoppable Editor’s Note: As the following story illuminates, the global response to chronic wasting disease and other forms of prion disease demonstrate incompetence, negligence or criminal misconduct. I will debate anyone in the world and I will … Continue reading

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North Carolina Confirms 17 Cases Of CJD Since 2011

Three People Die Of CJD In Cleveland County Recently It started with double vision. That’s when Ellen Horton knew something was wrong with her husband, Raymond. The couple was en route back to Shelby from a car show in Pigeon … Continue reading

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Prions Not Stopped By Species Barriers

Prion Disease Killing Many Mammals Prions are known to migrate, mutate and multiply. They become more voracious as they move from one host to another. New research adds to the bank of evidence that a deadly prion is a deadly … Continue reading

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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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Indonesia Bans U.S. Beef Over Mad Cow Disease

Indonesia Closes Ports To American Beef When authorities discovered a case of mad cow disease in Hanford, California last year, Indonesia became the first nation to ban beef from the United States. The fallout was immediate, and U.S. beef sales to … 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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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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UK Stops Testing For Mad Cow Disease

Mad Cow Disease Impossible To Stop The Food Standards Agency has advised ministers that routine BSE (more commonly known as mad cow disease) testing on the carcasses of healthy cattle slaughtered for food is no longer necessary. The agency board says testing … Continue reading

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Brazil’s First Case of Mad Cow Disease Hidden for Months

Mad Cow Disease Mismanaged In Brazil Brazil has notified international animal health regulators of its first case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy, BSE, commonly called mad cow disease. The cow died two years ago, but the test confirming the deadly brain … Continue reading

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