Latest Mad Cow Disease News

Red meat getting more expensive
Monday September 22nd 2014, 6:25 PM

It’s getting more expensive to bring home the bacon. Even if you’re the butcher. “Bacon went up about a dollar a pound,” says Catherine Davis, owner of Your Corner Butcher in Ottawa’s Byward Market. Davis also has a beef with beef. “For instance, in July the flank steak, which is a very cheap cut of meat, but because it’s in so much demand it practically doubles in price,” she says. Davis says ... [News Source]

Radio-tagging sheep will spell the death of the old ways, say French farmers.
Monday September 22nd 2014, 10:00 AM

Farmers question effectiveness of scheme against outbreaks of disease and fear it risks industrialising traditional methods. [News Source]

Congo virus may take epidemic shape in city.
Monday September 22nd 2014, 10:00 AM

Renowned Haematologist Dr Saqib Hussain Ansari has expressed fears that Congo virus might take epidemic shape in upcoming weeks in Karachi if the provincial authorities concerned could not impose ban on the entry of infected animal from specific areas of Balochistan province. [News Source]

Chicago Sinfonietta, punk marching band, square off
Friday September 19th 2014, 12:38 PM

It’s a battle royale when the classically trained Chicago Sinfonietta goes head-to-head — or violin to electric guitar — with the avant-garde Mucca Pazza. [News Source]

'Letters' playwright John Lowell at Mad Cow Theatre
Wednesday September 17th 2014, 6:06 PM

If you haven't seen "The Letters" at Mad Cow Theatre yet — and really, you should — here's a reason to do so this week. The playwright, John W. Lowell, will be in town and will lead free post-show chats with the audience after Thursday and Friday performances. [News Source]

Ian Paisley's many faces: orator, inciter, charmer
Friday September 12th 2014, 10:10 AM

DUBLIN (AP) — Much like the Ulster weather, Ian Paisley could offer beaming sunshine one minute, stinging hailstones the next. [News Source]

Testing smells at West Cumbria factory
Friday September 12th 2014, 8:37 AM

A Workington facility that tests dead farm stock has been told to address concerns about odour from its premises. [News Source]

Texas Official: Meatless Monday 'Has No Place In Our Schools'
Thursday September 11th 2014, 5:55 PM

Meat advocates in Texas have been known to be hard-core ever since a group of Texas beef producers sued Oprah Winfrey for $10.3 million back in the mid-1990s. Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples has attacked Texas school districts that have embraced Meatless Monday. The commissioner called out the Dripping Springs Independent School District near Austin. As a result, cafeterias in the ... [News Source]

Mad cow disease hearing date
Thursday September 11th 2014, 5:27 AM

Why register? [News Source]

Balmoral: Wednesday 9/10 Analysis
Tuesday September 09th 2014, 5:31 AM

Jeremey Day\'s analysis of the Wednesday 9/10 card at Balmoral Park. [News Source]