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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
Business
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
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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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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
Public mislead about mad-cow disease

...have died from variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, a devastating neurological disease in humans linked to bovine spongiform encephalopathy, known as mad-cow disease. The disease has a long incubation period. "All of us must accept our responsibilities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/10/29/tec_303141.shtml
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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
Speeding detection mad cow disease

...S. Mark Hall, was on a mission in Europe this spring to find a faster way to screen U.S. cattle for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), commonly called mad cow disease. Faster methods are needed because the U.S. Department of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/18/tec_313947.shtml
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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
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