Latest Mad Cow Disease News

Scrapie From Lambs Could Infect Humans Like 'Mad Cow Disease', Research Suggests
Wednesday December 17th 2014, 5:57 AM

Creuzfeldt Jakob Disease (CJD), known more commonly as 'mad cow disease' , caused a major scare in the 1990s. But now it's lambs rather than cows that some are concerned about. A question mark over the safety of lamb has been raised after scientists found that a deadly brain disease affecting sheep has the potential to infect humans. The disease, named scrapie, is similar to variant CJD that ... [News Source]

Deadly brain disease found in sheep 'could spread to humans', warn experts
Tuesday December 16th 2014, 7:38 PM

A QUESTION mark has been raised over the safety of LAMB after scientists found a deadly brain disease affecting sheep has the potential to spread to humans. [News Source]

Scrapie from sheep could infect humans with 'mad cow disease', study finds
Tuesday December 16th 2014, 7:23 PM

Tests find a link between the infectious agent behind scrapie with fatal human brain disease, sporadic CJD, which caused major health scare in 1990s [News Source]

Big stretch for Coal India as it aims to double output.
Tuesday December 16th 2014, 9:00 AM

The world’s biggest coal miner, state-run Coal India Ltd, faces a daunting task as it strives to double annual output to a billion tonnes of coal within five years. [News Source]

Controversial Apollo Pavilion sculpture stars in British modern history showcase
Tuesday December 16th 2014, 1:25 AM

A HOUSING estate artwork, once the subject of demolition calls, will star in a showcase of British modern history. [News Source]

Così, Inc : Announces Completion of Fully Subscribed Rights Offering
Monday December 15th 2014, 6:31 AM

CONTACT: Scott Carlock Chief Financial Officer (857) 415-5020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Così , Inc. Announces Completion of Fully Subscribed Rights Offering BOSTON, MA, December 15, 2014 -- Così, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... [News Source]

Confusion on the menu for European allergen rule.
Sunday December 14th 2014, 9:00 AM

A European rule requiring restaurants, bakeries and supermarkets – or anyone mass-producing meals – to list any of 14 allergens that might appear on their menus is being met with confusion. [News Source]

Five Decades of 'X-Men' History Gets Boiled Down Into 25 Moments
Saturday December 13th 2014, 11:27 PM

The 56-year gap between "X-Men: First Class" and next month's "Days of Future Past" is filled in with a new viral site that points out the Zelig-like qualities of Fox's children of the atom. read more [News Source]

Confusion on the menu for European allergen rule
Saturday December 13th 2014, 2:13 PM

PARIS (AP) — A European rule requiring restaurants, bakeries and supermarkets — or anyone mass-producing meals — to list any of 14 allergens that might appear on their menus is being met with confusion. [News Source]

Bury St Edmunds’ Mad Cow bikers give disabled children an early Christmas
Saturday December 13th 2014, 11:13 AM

Twenty bikers rode a circuit around Bury St Edmunds town centre on Sunday, spreading festive cheer as they went. [News Source]