Latest Mad Cow Disease News

Beef: It’s what’s killing the planet.
Wednesday July 30th 2014, 10:00 AM

Perhaps it's too much of a blanket statement to say that you cannot be an environmentalist and also eat beef. Just how bad is the production of beef? Let's go through the findings. [News Source]

Here's why cannibalism is bad for your health
Tuesday July 29th 2014, 10:41 AM

Have you ever wondered if would be OK—healthwise, not morally speaking—to feast on a fellow human? [News Source]

Has meat met its match?
Tuesday July 29th 2014, 10:00 AM

Sensitized to the environmental costs of livestock, a new generation eyes options for changing our carnivorous ways. [News Source]

Mad Cow Theatre seeks marketing intern
Monday July 28th 2014, 3:22 PM

Mad Cow Theatre in downtown Orlando seeks an unpaid marketing intern. Here's the scoop: [News Source]

Genetic moderation is needed to debate our food future.
Monday July 28th 2014, 10:00 AM

With food security firmly on the international agenda, there's a growing appetite to look again at the opportunities promised by agricultural biotechnology. Even epigenetic markers, which modulate the activity of genes, can now be altered. [News Source]

Surgeries cancelled over fear of rare disease
Saturday July 26th 2014, 7:22 AM

The disease is the human form of mad cow disease called Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.                 [News Source]

Center Cancels Surgeries Over Fear of Contaminated Instruments
Friday July 25th 2014, 2:19 PM

Officials at Lakeland Regional Medical Center and an adjoining medical center shut down surgeries Friday after they suspected a surgical instrument may have been exposed to a fatal brain disease. [News Source]

NHS patients at risk of getting mad cow disease during surgery.
Thursday July 24th 2014, 10:00 AM

NHS patients are at risk of contracting mad cow disease during surgery and tens of thousands may be "silent carriers" of the condition due to the government's "casual" attitude on the disease, MPs have warned. [News Source]

NHS patients at risk of getting mad cow disease during surgery
Thursday July 24th 2014, 4:11 AM

MPs on the Science and Technology Committee said they 'could not be confident' that deadly Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease was not being transmitted during operations [News Source]

'Casual attitude' to vCJD warning
Wednesday July 23rd 2014, 7:45 PM

The government has a "casual attitude" to the human form of "mad cow disease", MPs warn, while ministers say the issue is treated "extremely seriously". [News Source]