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U.S., Japan reach beef import agreement

...exports of Japanese beef to the United States, banned after Tokyo discovered a case of mad cow disease, or bovine spongiform encephalopathy, in 2001. BSE can be fatal to humans who eat contaminated beef. Japan banned U.S. beef imports in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/24/bus_432172.shtml
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Lab experiment links mad cow, human brain diseases

...new type of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease could have gotten it from eating meat from cattle infected with bovine spongiform encephalopathy, the so-called mad cow disease. The brain disease has not been found in America. Experts said the study...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/21/tec_278927.shtml
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Japan orders wholesalers not to sell U.S. beef products

...The order, issued Tuesday, affects 862 tons of beef considered to be the riskiest in cows infected with bovine spongiform encephalopathy - steaks, soup stocks and other products made of bone parts, calf brains and other parts. The ministry...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/22/bus_401873.shtml
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Mad cow disease may have come from humans

...theory but agreed it should be investigated. The cause of the original case or cases of mad cow disease, or bovine spongiform encephalopathy, is unknown, but it belongs to a class of illnesses called transmissible spongiform encephalopathies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/02/liv_645.shtml
Life & style
Japan confirms 12th case of mad cow disease

...in the country this year. The 5-year-old dairy cow tested positive for the disease formally known as bovine spongiform encephalopathy, or BSE, on Friday at a slaughterhouse in Shisui town in southern Kumamoto prefecture, spokesman official...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/14/liv_428539.shtml
Life & style
Mad cow scare hurts Midwest meatpacking belt

...said. "It just happened so fast." On Dec. 23, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that bovine spongiform encephalopathy, or mad cow disease, had been discovered in a Holstein cow in Washington state. More than 30 countries...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/21/bus_401740.shtml
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Mad cow disease cases increase

...detected. The disease, which experts think comes from eating beef contaminated with the cattle ailment bovine spongiform encephalopathy, can only be confirmed by examining the brains of victims after they have died. The scientists have had...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/04/tec_294267.shtml
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Disease found in deer like mad cow

...disease in deer causes fatal variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in people, as a similar disease called bovine spongiform encephalopathy in cattle does. In a report titled Advancing Prion Science, the Institute of Medicine recommended increased...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/10/met_400504.shtml
Metro
Mad cow testing will now cover 220,000 animals

...18-month period beginning in June. Included would be 201,000 animals considered to be at high risk of bovine spongiform encephalopathy, or BSE, because they show symptoms of nervous system disorders such as twitching. Random tests also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/17/liv_409020.shtml
Life & style
Mad cow disease likely to be costly to U.S. beef industry

...in Britain, a prospect diminished by safeguards implemented in response to the British experience with bovine spongiform encephalopathy, or BSE. William D. Hueston, a former Agriculture Department official who directs the Center for Animal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/27/bus_395551.shtml
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