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Friday, September 23, 2005
Anti-BSE control measures 'failed'
UK - Serious failures in anti-BSE controls led to cattle illegally entering the food chain with cattle aged over 30 months being slaughtered for human consumption in breach of UK legislation, according to the Meat Hygiene Service's 2004/05 report....
FDA to add new BSE-related feed rules soon
US - The head of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said this week the agency will soon align its rules on animal feed more closely with those in Canada and Europe, signaling a likelihood of new restrictions to prevent the spread of bovine...
Anti-BSE control measures 'failed'
UK - Serious failures in anti-BSE controls led to cattle illegally entering the food chain with cattle aged over 30 months being slaughtered for human consumption in breach of UK legislation, according to the Meat Hygiene Service's 2004/05 report. Eighteen...
FDA to add new BSE-related feed rules soon
US - The head of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said this week the agency will soon align its rules on animal feed more closely with those in Canada and Europe, signaling a likelihood of new restrictions to prevent the spread of bovine spongiform...
Thursday, September 22, 2005
BSE controls have to stay in place, say Guernsey
GUERNSEY - Guernsey does not have the facilities necessary to lift the restrictions on the slaughter for human consumption of cattle aged over 30 months. The UK is ending its ban, imposed in the wake of the BSE crisis, from 7 November if cattle...
BSE controls have to stay in place, say Guernsey
GUERNSEY - Guernsey does not have the facilities necessary to lift the restrictions on the slaughter for human consumption of cattle aged over 30 months. The UK is ending its ban, imposed in the wake of the BSE crisis, from 7 November if cattle test...
Wednesday, September 21, 2005
Senate Votes to Ban Japan Beef Imports
US - Kobe beef should stay off U.S. menus if Japan won‘t buy American beef, the Senate has decided. In June, U.S. authorities confirmed a second domestic case in a Texas-born cow. Japan, in contrast, has found 20 cases of mad cow disease....
Older cattle to enter food chain subject to BSE testing
UK - Advice from the Food Standards Agency (FSA) that Defra's proposed robust BSE testing system for older cattle should replace the Over Thirty Months (OTM) rule, was accepted today by the Government. New legislation to replace the OTM rule...
Senate Votes to Ban Japan Beef Imports
US - Kobe beef should stay off U.S. menus if Japan won't buy American beef, the Senate has decided. ...
Older cattle to enter food chain subject to BSE testing
UK - Advice from the Food Standards Agency (FSA) that Defra's proposed robust BSE testing system for older cattle should replace the Over Thirty Months (OTM) rule, was accepted today by the Government. New legislation to replace the OTM rule by BSE...
Monday, September 19, 2005
Scottish Industry To Benefit From Cow Beef Mission
SCOTLAND - A group of Scottish farmers this week made a fact-finding mission to Ireland to investigate the country's cowbeef industry. The visit, co-ordinated by Quality Meat Scotland, will help feed back valuable information to the Scottish...
FDF welcomes BSE OTM decision
UK - The UK’s Food and Drink Federation has welcomed the government’s decision to accept advice from the Food Standards Agency (FSA) to replace the Over Thirty Months (OTM) rule with BSE testing. The decision will mean meat from...
Scottish Industry To Benefit From Cow Beef Mission
SCOTLAND - A group of Scottish farmers this week made a fact-finding mission to Ireland to investigate the country's cowbeef industry. The visit, co-ordinated by Quality Meat Scotland, will help feed back valuable information to the Scottish industry...
FDF welcomes BSE OTM decision
UK - The UK’s Food and Drink Federation has welcomed the government’s decision to accept advice from the Food Standards Agency (FSA) to replace the Over Thirty Months (OTM) rule with BSE testing. The decision will mean meat from cattle...
Friday, September 16, 2005
BSE ban on older cattle dropped
UK - The nine-year ban on the human consumption of beef produced from cattle aged over 30 months is being lifted, the government has announced. The ban was imposed after the outbreak of BSE or "mad cow disease". Environment Secretary...
BSE ban on older cattle dropped
UK - The nine-year ban on the human consumption of beef produced from cattle aged over 30 months is being lifted, the government has announced. The ban was imposed after the outbreak of BSE or "mad cow disease". Environment Secretary Margaret Beckett...
Thursday, September 15, 2005
California BSE bill may return
CALIFORNIA - California lawmakers convened a special hearing with a panel of BSE experts recently who discussed the USDA's enhanced BSE surveillance program in light of a proposed state resolution, SJR 16. The state resolution asks the federal...
California BSE bill may return
CALIFORNIA - California lawmakers convened a special hearing with a panel of BSE experts recently who discussed the USDA's enhanced BSE surveillance program in light of a proposed state resolution, SJR 16. The state resolution asks the federal government...
Wednesday, September 14, 2005
Legal Fight Over BSE Border Openings Far From Over
USA - Lawyers for the U.S. dissident cattlemen's group, Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund United Stockgrowers of America, or R-CALF USA, have filed a petition for a rehearing before the full appellate court with the U.S. 9th Circuit Court...
Minister rapped for comments on BSE testing
JAPAN - Farm minister Yoshinobu Shimamura has come under heavy fire from opposition and ruling party politicians for saying Japan's blanket testing of cattle for mad cow disease would be considered ``nonsense'' anywhere else. Shimamura was forced...
Legal Fight Over BSE Border Openings Far From Over
USA - Lawyers for the U.S. dissident cattlemen's group, Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund United Stockgrowers of America, or R-CALF USA, have filed a petition for a rehearing before the full appellate court with the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals...
Minister rapped for comments on BSE testing
JAPAN - Farm minister Yoshinobu Shimamura has come under heavy fire from opposition and ruling party politicians for saying Japan's blanket testing of cattle for mad cow disease would be considered ``nonsense'' anywhere else. Shimamura was forced Thursday...
Tuesday, September 13, 2005
Cows more exposed to BSE in US than Japan, says panel chief
US - Cows in the United States are more exposed to mad cow disease than those in Japan due partly to insufficient regulations on the use of feed, the head of an expert panel on the disease said Monday. Yasuhiro Yoshikawa, who heads the prion...
Cows more exposed to BSE in US than Japan, says panel chief
US - Cows in the United States are more exposed to mad cow disease than those in Japan due partly to insufficient regulations on the use of feed, the head of an expert panel on the disease said Monday. Yasuhiro Yoshikawa, who heads the prion research...
Friday, September 09, 2005
Canadian Beef Industry Stronger in Wake of BSE
CANADA - A stronger Canadian dollar and new and expanded packing plants have provided the Canadian beef industry with an unexpected result: strength rather than weakness in the wake of the nation's BSE crisis. By 2007, industry officials expect...
Revised BSE rule allows part of cattle intestine in food
US - Meat companies are again free to use most of the small intestine of cattle to make sausage casings, following a change in a federal rule intended to protect people from exposure to bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), or mad cow disease....
Canadian Beef Industry Stronger in Wake of BSE
CANADA - A stronger Canadian dollar and new and expanded packing plants have provided the Canadian beef industry with an unexpected result: strength rather than weakness in the wake of the nation's BSE crisis. By 2007, industry officials expect Canadian...
Revised BSE rule allows part of cattle intestine in food
US - Meat companies are again free to use most of the small intestine of cattle to make sausage casings, following a change in a federal rule intended to protect people from exposure to bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), or mad cow disease. Source:...
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