Why We Should Not Worry about the Mad Cow Case in California

The process for producing what has become known as "pink slime" actually seemed like a triumph of technology in an industry haunted by the specter of food poisoning and, at one point, even got rave reviews in the news media, according to an article in the current issue of Chemical & Engineering News. C&EN is the weekly newsmagazine of the American Chemical Society, the world's largest scientific society.

Taiwan to step up checks on US beef after mad cow case

Taiwan plans to step up checks of US plants that process beef exported to the island, the government said Sunday, following the discovery of a new mad cow disease case in the United States.

Sun 29 Apr 12 from Medical Xpress

California BSE prion comes with a different twist

Reports of 'mad cow' disease in United States erupted in the news this week after the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) confirmed on 24 April that the remains of a California dairy cow had ...

Thu 26 Apr 12 from Nature News Blogs

US animal feed, beef safe from mad cow: FDA

US food safety authorities on Thursday called a new case of mad cow disease in California "atypical" and said they were confident in measures to prevent the disease from spreading via animal ...

Thu 26 Apr 12 from Medical Xpress

Quick response averts market scare in mad cow case

(AP) -- The announcement that mad cow disease was spotted in a California cow drew a rapid response this week from the beleaguered American beef industry, which has been enduring one crisis ...

Thu 26 Apr 12 from Medical Xpress

Of food supply risks, mad cow's not high on list

(AP) -- If the mad cow found in California has you wondering about food safety, well, there are plenty of problems that pose serious risks to the food supply. But mad cow disease shouldn't be ...

Thu 26 Apr 12 from Medical Xpress

Chronicling pink slime's fall from grace

The process for producing what has become known as "pink slime" actually seemed like a triumph of technology in an industry haunted by the specter of food poisoning and, at one point, even got ...

Wed 25 Apr 12 from Medical Xpress

US moves to contain mad cow fallout

The United States scrambled on Wednesday to contain the fallout from the discovery of mad cow disease in California as the top beef exporter insisted the outbreak posed no threat to consumers.

Wed 25 Apr 12 from Medical Xpress

Discovery of mad cow in Calif. was stroke of luck

(AP) -- A non-descript building in the heart of California's dairy country has become the focus of intense scrutiny now that mad cow disease has been discovered in a dead dairy cow.

Wed 25 Apr 12 from Medical Xpress

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