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Rare brain disorder suspected

...Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease is believed to be linked to eating meat from cattle infected with a similar disease called bovine spongiform encephalopathy, sometimes called "mad cow disease," according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/04/04/met_517190.shtml
Metro
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
Possible mad cow case found

...share, to $35.83. Mad cow disease, or bovine spongiform encephalopathy, attacks an animal's nervous system...Major events related to mad cow disease, or bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE): -May 20, 2003: Scientists announce...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/19/bus_434878.shtml
Business
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
Business
Human mad cow infection may be more widespread

...disease, thought to come from eating processed beef products from cattle infected with mad cow disease, or bovine spongiform encephalopathy. It also raises the possibility that some people may get only a mild infection, as opposed to the fatal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/07/liv_424567.shtml
Life & style
Government expands anti-mad cow restrictions

...proteins blamed for mad cow disease are considered most likely to be found. Mad cow disease is also known as bovine spongiform encephalopathy, or BSE. People who eat meat containing the misshapen proteins, known as prions, face a risk of contracting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/10/liv_421693.shtml
Life & style
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
Business
From natural to free-range, marketing claims for beef confusing

...cow case in May. Agriculture officials believe that feed containing protein or bone meal from cows with bovine spongiform encephalopathy - mad cow disease - is the most likely source of infection. Such feed was banned in 1997, but some consumer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/21/foo_401750.shtml
Food
Family of 10 diseases mystifies scientists

...includes: -Scrapie, the sheep version, first described in the 18th century. -Mad cow disease, or bovine spongiform encephalopathy, believed spread when cows ate feed contaminated initially with scrapie and then with BSE-tainted cow...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/09/liv_400372.shtml
Life & style
USDA quarantines third Washington herd

...farm there are some public perception issues related to those animals," he said. Mad cow disease, or bovine spongiform encephalopathy, is a threat because humans can develop a brain-wasting illness, variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/03/bus_399692.shtml
Business