Latest Mad Cow Disease News

Making heparin safe.
Monday October 10th 2016, 10:00 AM

Although manufacturing fraud remains possible, Chinese firms have upgraded their processes to meet stricter U.S. regulations. [News Source]

Chronic wasting disease near Edmonton raises fears for B.C. wildlife.
Tuesday September 06th 2016, 10:00 AM

CWD can be transmitted through infected saliva, urine, feces — even soil. It can take months or even years to develop symptoms, including weight loss, drooling, and lack of coordination. [News Source]

Tackling food waste as a way to save the climate, too.
Tuesday September 06th 2016, 10:00 AM

Recycling the staggering amount of food that's wasted into livestock feed is increasingly being seen as a tool in the U.S. effort against climate change. [News Source]

Ireland’s China dream.
Tuesday September 06th 2016, 10:00 AM

Dublin hopes its meat will be as popular in China as its milk. It all depends on Ireland’s food safety system. [News Source]

The looming threat of avian flu.
Thursday August 11th 2016, 10:00 AM

Last year's outbreak showed just how difficult it is to protect America's agricultural system from devastating diseases. Next time it could be even worse. [News Source]

British lamb may go back on sale in US early next year.
Thursday July 28th 2016, 10:00 AM

British lamb could be back on the US market by early next year, ending a two-decade ban on British red meat imports, the UK government has said. [News Source]

How will leaving the European Union affect our food?
Thursday June 30th 2016, 10:00 AM

Whoever leads negotiations on leaving the EU faces big choices - any new food policies must have health, the environment and justice at their heart. [News Source]

Diagnosing chemical safety failures, from DDT to BPA.
Friday June 10th 2016, 10:00 AM

Focusing on specific chemicals like BPA, which are just the messengers of a failing system, is not only pointless, it is counterproductive. It distracts and detracts from the infinitely more important truth, that the institutions, the methods, and thus the