Latest Mad Cow Disease News

Fire may be the only remedy for a plague killing deer and elk.
Tuesday June 27th 2017, 10:00 AM

Deer and elk are dying from chronic wasting disease in growing numbers. Burning the land may be the only way to turn back the disease. [News Source]

Murray Energy sues John Oliver, HBO over coal-industry story.
Saturday June 24th 2017, 10:00 AM

John Oliver, HBO and Time Warner have been sued for defamation for allegedly executing a "maliciously planned attempt to assassinate the character and reputation" of an Ohio coal company and its boss during a long-form story about the industry on Last Week Tonight's June 18 episode. [News Source]

U.S.-China beef deal puts higher emissions on the menu.
Monday June 19th 2017, 10:00 AM

The growing Chinese middle class has a love affair with beef, and it now has a new supplier. The deal could increase U.S. greenhouse gas emissions from livestock. [News Source]

‘Pink Slime’ case against ABC a challenge to press in era of ‘fake news.’
Monday June 05th 2017, 10:00 AM

A South Dakota meat processor's $5.7 billion defamation lawsuit against American Broadcasting Companies Inc, which opens Monday, pits big agriculture against big media. [News Source]

Living on Earth: This Week’s Show.
Sunday April 30th 2017, 10:00 AM

The traveler's guide to space, wolves under the gun, marching for science, and much more. [News Source]

Food fight: Donald Trump takes aim at Canada.
Friday April 28th 2017, 10:00 AM

Attacks on dairy farmers and loggers are the opening shots in a bigger confrontation over trade. [News Source]

Death from above.
Monday April 24th 2017, 10:00 AM

People in Texas farm country say they are under assault from crop dusters indiscriminately spraying chemicals. [News Source]

Will Trump revive COOL and make American meat great again?
Thursday April 06th 2017, 10:00 AM

The USDA no longer requires country-of-origin labeling (COOL) for beef or pork, but some see an opening under Trump’s rallying cry to “Buy American.” [News Source]

How to safeguard science in an era of fake news.
Friday March 31st 2017, 10:00 AM

An educated public is the cornerstone of a prosperous nation, and a vital tenet of our democracy. That is why it is more important than ever to reaffirm the role of facts and evidence in our media, and in our politics. [News Source]

Prion test for rare, fatal brain disease helps families cope.
Monday February 06th 2017, 9:00 AM

A firm diagnosis for Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease while still alive is a relatively new development that represents a step forward in understanding a group of devastating neurological disorders. [News Source]