Friday, January 2, 2004
US Meat Export Federation Issues Statement On Mad-Cow Issue
January 2, 2004 US Meat Export Federation Issues Statement On Mad-Cow Issue The U.S. Meat Export Federation has released the following statement regarding U.S. beef and events since a case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy, or mad-cow dis ...
Friday, January 2, 2004
USDA Beef Rules Insufficient
January 2, 2004 USDA Beef Rules Insufficient Four consumer and environmental groups Wednesday applauded the U.S. Department of Agriculture's moves to strengthen the safety of U.S. beef supplies, but said they didn't go far enough and that s ...
Friday, January 2, 2004
Argentine Farm Group Pressing for Animal Meal Ban
January 2, 2004 Argentine Farm Group Pressing for Animal Meal Ban A leading agriculture group in Argentina, the Argentine Rural Society (SRA) has called the government to institute bans on the production of animal-based feed. "Senasa (Argen ...
Friday, January 2, 2004
BSE Test Animals Banned From Food Chain
January 2, 2004 BSE Test Animals Banned From Food Chain In the aftermath of the mad cow case in the United States, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has belatedly issued a new regulation prohibiting the meat from any animal tested for bovi ...
Friday, January 2, 2004
9 Of BSE Cow's 81 Herdmates Located
January 2, 2004 9 Of BSE Cow's 81 Herdmates Located Nine of the original herdmates of the cow that tested positive in the U.S. for bovine spongiform encephalopathy, or mad-cow disease, are believed to have been found and quarantined in the ...
Wednesday, December 31, 2003
US Feed May Be Source of Mad Cow Disease
December 31, 2003 US Feed May Be Source of Mad Cow Disease Cattle feed produced in the United States could be the source of mad cow disease, officials on both sides of the border say. The U.S. recently faced numerous problems ensuring that ...
Friday, December 26, 2003
South Korea Confirmed Newcastle Bird Disease
December 26, 2003 South Korea Confirmed Newcastle Bird Disease A first case of the Newcastle bird disease was confirmed at a chicken farm in South Korea's Gyeonggi Province. The disease appears to be spreading with a suspected case reported ...
Friday, December 26, 2003
US Beef Banned in Thailand
December 25, 2003 US Beef Banned in Thailand Thailand joined the growing list of nations that have banned U.S. beef imports following the discovery of mad cow disease in the U.S. Imports of cattle and beef products are also banned, said Nir ...
Friday, December 26, 2003
Canada Government To Monitor BSE Situation
December 26, 2003 Canada Government To Monitor BSE Situation The Canadian government will continue to monitor the bovine spongiform encephalopathy, or mad-cow disease in the U.S. before making any decisions to shut the Canadian border to U. ...
Wednesday, December 24, 2003
US Reports First BSE Case
December 24, 2003 US Reports First BSE Case A single Holstein cow on a Washington state farm was tested positive with bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), or generally known as mad cow disease. This would mark the disease's first reporte ...
Tuesday, December 23, 2003
Schering-Plough Unveils First Trivalent SIV Vaccine
December 23, 2003 Schering-Plough Unveils First Trivalent SIV Vaccine Schering-Plough Animal Health Corporation, a United States pharmaceutical company, unveiled the industry's first trivalent vaccine for the costly swine influenza virus (S ...
Tuesday, December 23, 2003
South Korea Bird Flu Hit Southern Poultry Base
December 23, 2003 South Korea Bird Flu Hit Southern Poultry Base The bird flu outbreak in South Korea has spread beyond a quarantined zone, hitting the country's southern poultry base, the Agriculture Ministry said yesterday. Last week, the ...
Monday, December 22, 2003
New US$53 Million Bovine Genome Study May Unravel BSE Mysteries
December 22, 2003 New US$53 Million Bovine Genome Study May Unravel BSE Mysteries An international bovine genome study involving the University of Alberta may help in to fight against mad cow disease (BSE), says the University of Alberta's ...
Monday, December 22, 2003
Mass Chicken Slaughter in South Korea Following Confirmation of Bird Flu at Two More Farms
December 22, 2003 Mass Chicken Slaughter in South Korea Following Confirmation of Bird Flu at Two More Farms In a bid to halt the spread of a bird flu virus in South Korea, Prime Minister Goh Kun has ordered the purchase of 2.5 million chic ...
Friday, December 19, 2003
New BSE Case in Italy
December 19, 2003 New BSE Case in Italy An Italian cow from a breeding farm in central Italy has been tested positive for mad cow disease (BSE), bringing total cases in the country to 115, the Health Ministry said Thursday. The disease was ...

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