U.K. research published on Thursday said that an entrenched sheep
disease, scrapie, could have triggered mad cow disease, whose human
form has killed more than 100 people, primarily in Britain.
As an effort to keep BSE out of the food chain, a new certification
system to determine the condittions under which beef and beef
products may enter Australia is to take effect on September 16,
Greece said on Monday it had confirmed its first case of mad cow
disease and had destroyed the herd to which the five-year-old dairy
A political agreement to establish the European Food Authority and
Community legislation on food was reached by the EU Member States
on 28 June.
According to the Korean Food & Drug Administration (KFDA), five
South Korean companies used banned Starlink corn to make edible
corn starch and they...
For the second time in as many months, French lawmakers are about
to blame Britain for the spread of mad cow disease, saying French
red tape made it worse,...
An international conference on mad cow disease on Thursday urged
all countries to take preemptive measures to combat the fatal,
Scientists announced this week that they are developing an edible
vaccine that could stop the E. coli bacteria where it starts - in
cattle and other...
A report on the handling of risk factors in the outbreak of mad cow
disease criticices France's Agriculture Ministry for dragging its
feet in forbidding...
The Hungarian Government is pushing for a full lifting of the ban
on meat and food product shipments to Russia, according to Péter
Balás, Deputy State...
The European Commission has submitted to the Member States a
working paper on the future strategy on the use of meat-and-bone
meal (MBM) in Europe which...
The Scientific Steering Committee (SSC) advising the European
Commission on BSE related issues published on Monday its opinion on
the risk of Bovine Spongiform...
Central and east European agriculture ministers agreed at a meeting
on Thursday to harmonise efforts to keep their countries free of
mad cow disease....
The Health and Welfare Ministry in Japan confirmed on Wednesday
that U.S.-grown genetically modified corn banned for consumption in
Japan has been mixed...
Before introducing a total ban on meat and bone meal in animal feed
the European Union must carefully consider the consequences,
European Farm Commissioner...