Latest Mad Cow Disease News

Canadian case of mad cow disease serves as reminder
Monday March 02nd 2015, 7:13 PM

North Coast Local Land Services District Veterinarians have issued a reminder about the importance of monitoring for diseases in cattle herds. [News Source]

Unexploded Cow by James Ernest and Paul Peterson
Sunday March 01st 2015, 9:45 PM

Mad cow disease in Britain and old bombs in French fields… What to do? What to do? Oh, I know! [News Source]

Two cows with BSE born on same Alberta farm, says CFIA
Friday February 27th 2015, 7:35 PM

Canada's food safety organization says two cows discovered to have mad cow disease in the last five years were born on the same Alberta farm. [News Source]

Federal food safety watchdog says 2 cows with BSE born on same Alberta farm
Friday February 27th 2015, 6:31 PM

Canada's food safety organization says two cows discovered to have mad cow disease in the last five years were born on the same Alberta farm. Paul Mayers of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency said the most recent case detected earlier this month involves a cow born in 2009. Another cow born on the same farm in 2004 tested positive for the disease in 2010, Mayers said. [News Source]

Federal food safety watchdog says two cows to develop BSE were born on same Alberta farm
Friday February 27th 2015, 5:49 PM

Canada’s food safety organization says two cows reported to have mad cow disease in the last five years were born on the same Alberta farm. Paul Mayers of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the most recent case discovered earlier this month involves a cow born in 2009. He adds that another cow born on Read the Rest of the Entry [News Source]

China imposes trade restrictions on Canadian beef
Friday February 27th 2015, 5:47 PM

China has imposed temporary trade restrictions on Canadian beef and beef products in the wake of Canada's discovery of mad cow disease earlier this month, Canada said on Friday. [News Source]

Federal food safety watchdog says two cows to develop BSE were born on same farm
Friday February 27th 2015, 5:26 PM

OTTAWA – Canada’s food safety organization says two cows reported to have mad cow disease in the last five years were born on the same Alberta farm. Paul Mayers of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the most recent case discovered earlier this month involves a cow born in 2009. He adds that another cow Read the Rest of the Entry [News Source]

EDMONTON — Mad cow disease has been confirmed in a beef cow on an Alberta farm, but the federal agriculture minister …
Friday February 27th 2015, 2:34 PM

CAIRO — On his first day out of a Cairo prison, Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy returned Friday to the site of his arrest. Fahmy’s release on bail after more than a year behind bars wasn’t expected until Saturday, but in an unexpected move... [News Source]

Mad Cow Theatre 2015-16 season
Thursday February 26th 2015, 1:28 AM

The first of two musicals in Mad Cow Theatre's 2015-16 season will be "The Secret Garden," a 1991 Tony winner based on the novel about a young orphan who brings love and joy back to her emotionally cold uncle. [News Source]

Mad Cow Theatre's Science Play Festival is this weekend
Wednesday February 25th 2015, 6:58 PM

It's time for Mad Cow Theatre’s second Science Play Festival, which presents three staged readings Feb. 27-March 1. [News Source]