Latest Mad Cow Disease News

'Mad cow' probe set to end with no charges
Monday April 14th 2014, 12:14 PM

PARIS: A Paris prosecutor has recommended closing a 17-year-investigation into how “mad cow” disease killed at least 27 people in France with no charges being brought, judicial sources revealed Monday. [News Source]

France set to end "mad cow" probe with no charges
Monday April 14th 2014, 12:03 PM

A Paris prosecutor has recommended closing a long-running investigation into how "mad cow" disease killed at least 27 people in France with no charges being brought, judicial sources revealed on Monday. [News Source]

Researchers identify terrain likely to attract wasting disease-infected deer
Monday April 14th 2014, 11:00 AM

(Phys.org) —A study of the spread of chronic wasting disease among white-tailed deer in Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania found that infected deer tend to cluster in low-lying open and developed areas. These results suggest that state wildlife management agencies should concentrate surveillance efforts in such topography and landscapes, according to researchers in Penn State's ... [News Source]

'Mad cow' probe set to end with no charges
Monday April 14th 2014, 10:50 AM

PARIS: A Paris prosecutor has recommended closing a 17-year-investigation into how “mad cow” disease killed at least 27 people in France with no charges being brought, judicial sources revealed Monday. [News Source]

Where's the Beef? More Than Ever, It's in China
Friday April 11th 2014, 11:40 AM

BEIJING (TheStreet) -- Michelle Obama scored points with the Chinese public last month by enjoying a full-strength, spicy-hot Sichuan dish at a Chengdu restaurant. She got extra points because the meal included beef imported from Australia -- a detail included in Chinese media coverage of the first lady's weeklong trip to China that highlights a new food trend. Hot Sichuan peppers and pork are ... [News Source]

Infected meat could reach UK’s plates, inspectors warn.
Tuesday April 08th 2014, 10:00 AM

Food inspectors have issued a grim warning that more infected animals could enter the food chain because of a shakeup in the inspection process which, they say, means some of the millions of animals they reject each year as unfit for human consumption could still reach Britain's plates. [News Source]

Animal lab cuts ‘pose threat to human health.’
Thursday April 03rd 2014, 10:00 AM

Cuts to animal health surveillance mean Britain is at a much greater risk of outbreaks of devastating diseases such as "mad cow disease," experts say. [News Source]

‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’ at Mad Cow Theatre
Wednesday April 02nd 2014, 11:11 AM

  CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF through April 20 | Mad Cow Theatre, 54 W. Church St. | 407-297-8788 | madcowtheatre.com | $14-$33.75 Almost everything in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof is big: Big Daddy, Big Mama, the family’s 28,000-acre plantation and the weighty issues of deception, repression, alcoholism, death and homophobia. Yet playwright Tennessee Williams often addresses these big issues in small ways ... [News Source]

Vivione Biosciences Corporate Update
Tuesday April 01st 2014, 8:59 AM

It is my pleasure to report on our company's progress as we approach our 1st anniversary after becoming publicly listed on the TSX Venture Exchange. We signed a new three-year Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the US FDA for prion research (mad cow disease); We expanded our senior management team with new officer appointments, including a Chief Medical Officer and a ... [News Source]

Lab Cuts 'Threat to Human Health'
Tuesday April 01st 2014, 5:28 AM

Cuts to animal health surveillance mean Britain is at a much greater risk of outbreaks of devastating diseases such as "mad cow disease", experts say.         [News Source]