Navigation Links
Canada stunned as mad cow discovery leads to beef ban

The Canadian farm industry is facing a crisis that could quickly become as calamitous as the scourge that crippled agriculture in Britain in the Nineties. The United States, Japan, Russia and several other countries have put a temporary ban on Canadian beef. The industry has ground to a halt. Meanwhile, Canadian authorities have moved swiftly to quarantine nine other ranches where the cow may have lived. The first question investigators are struggling to answer is how the animal contracted so-called// mad cow disease, otherwise know as bovine spongiform encephalopathy, or BSE. A decade ago, Canada found one animal with BSE, but it had been imported from Britain. The fear this time is that the disease was contracted on Canadian soil. If that is proven, it will be the first indigenous BSE case in North America. For the Canadian government the incident comes on the heels of the Sars scare, which has afflicted its largest metropolis, Toronto. The city was briefly listed last month by the World Health Organisation as a place for travellers to avoid. Steakhouse chains are bracing for further fall-out as Canadians stay away from eating beef. Above all, Canadian officials are trying to calm fears of the disease spreading to humans, as happened in Britain and Europe. "The risk to human health is low," insisted Dr Claude Levigne, a senior agriculture ministry official. About 130 people died in Europe in the Nineties, mostly in Britain, from the human version of the sickness, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Canada withdraws ADHD drug Adderall XR
2. Canada helps in giving birth to world first baby from frozen egg
3. Ban On Indian Ayurvedic Drugs In Canada
4. Polio Fears Raised In Canada
5. Long wait for Chronic pain patients in Atlantic Canada
6. Bird flu virus isolated from duck farm in Canada
7. Canada Needs More Doctors To Deal With A Pandemic
8. Canada Introduces Mandatory Nutrition Labeling
9. Canada May Not Permit Bextra To Reenter Market
10. Health Canada Gave Access To Unapproved Drugs To AIDS/HIV Patients.
11. Canadian Sikh Community Donates To Hospital Project In Canada
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:4/28/2016)... ... 2016 , ... For the 10,000 Americans who turn 65 on any given ... overall well-being: mental health. Now, a new book—Staying Sharp For Dummies (Paper; ISBN: 978-1-119-18779-0; ... which can include everything from honing your memory and managing stress to eating healthy ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Boston Laser is now offering a novel treatment for Keratoconus ... of the application of Riboflavin, a vitamin, to the cornea. This, combined with UV ... cornea to slow the progression of keratoconus. , Keratoconus is the continuous thinning and ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... ... April 28, 2016 , ... The USDA recently released its updated ... latest nutritional science. While there is a lot of information available in the report, ... the April 2016 issue of Harvard Men's Health Watch . , These ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... ... April 28, 2016 , ... Zerorez Franchising Systems, ... March 2-4. The conference featured several collaborative breakout sessions, presentations, an award banquet, ... franchisees felt they were given tools and resources to assist with operational growth ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... ... 2016 , ... It was the five star ratings and excellent reviews by ... Top Rated Atlanta Plastic Surgeon by Find Local Doctors. Dr. ... Specialists, P.C. This recognition is one of many achievements and awards that Dr. Jones ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/27/2016)... , le 27 Avril 2016 ... d,affaires a progressé de +5% sur le trimestre, ... récurrentes de consommables  Croissance de +16% ... Mauna Kea Technologies (Euronext : MKEA, ... d,endomicroscopie confocale laser, annonce aujourd,hui son chiffre d,affaires ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... , April 27, 2016   Zillion ... its digital health technology platform, which specializes in ... programs into scalable digital products, Zillion enables companies ... and empower consumers to take control of their ... live video conferencing – including one-to-one, group and ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... April 27, 2016 ... the  "Global Anesthesia Disposables Market 2016-2020"  report ... ) ,The global anesthesia disposables market ... of 4.03% during the period 2016-2020.  ... threat to patients, safety. Organizations like the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: