Mad cow disease discovery not likely to threaten beef industry
Indonesia became the first country to suspend imports of US beef Thursday following the discovery this week of an American dairy cow infected with mad cow disease. By NINIEK KARMINI Associated Press No comments have been posted to this article.
FOCUS ON HEALTH – "No cause for alarm" is the message from the US Department of Agriculture regarding the case of mad cow disease found in a dairy cow in California. The dairy cow came from a farm in Hanford, California. The company says the infected
The nation's fourth case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), sometimes referred to as "mad cow disease," has been confirmed in a dairy cow in central California, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Tuesday.
After Tuesday's announcement confirming a case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), sometimes referred to as "mad cow disease," in a dairy cow in California, you may want a refresher course in mad cow basics.
Cattle remains are still fed to chickens, for example, and the poultry litter (floor wastes that include the feces and spilled feed) is fed back to cows. In this way, prions — the infectious proteins that cause mad cow disease — may continue to be