Navigation Links
No More Additional Cases of Mad Cow Disease in Canada

Mad cow disease or bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) is the condition in which there is extensive wasting of the brain among the cattle. It is very fatal.//

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) started its investigation when the fourth cow was tested positive for this disease.

The cow was home-grown and six-years old. The results of the investigation were that there were no additional cases of mad cow disease found in Alberta.

Gary little, acting senior staff veterinarian for the CFIA led the extensive investigation. The team studied about 156 cohorts, cattle from the birth farm born 12 months before or after the infected cow.

Out of this number only 38 were located alive on various Alberta farms. All of them tested negative for BSE.

CFIA reports that the remaining 118 animals had either died or had been slaughtered. The agency was not aware of the exact number of cows that would have been slaughtered for human consumption.

He also said that the large number of cows would have been slaughtered because when they are about 20 to 22 months of age, they do not display abnormalities related to mad cow disease.

Those animals that were tracked down was not sent to US but remained in the western province of Alberta. This also spurred a feed investigation at the farm, retail and mill levels.

This showed that the cow was born after 1997, when the Canadian government banned cattle from eating feed containing protein from cows and other ruminants such as goats and sheep, following Britain's mad cow outbreak.

This has resulted in closing down the markets for Canadian beef and cattle world over. But now that the investigation has said that no new additional cases were reported the trade has gradually resumed with strict regulations. There was loss of about $7 billion.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Additional Radiotheraphy for Breast Cancer
2. Adding An Additional Drug May Help Patients With Glaucoma
3. Additional Responsiblities To Be Taken Up By Allied Healthcare Professionals
4. NACO to Introduce 400 Additional AIDS/HIV Screening Centers
5. Analysis Shows Lamictal As An Effective Additional Therapy For Treatment of Grand Mal Seizures
6. Pressing Need for Additional Staff Consultants at NHS
7. NACO Inaugurates 37 Additional HIV Treatment Centers
8. Is Evidence-based Medicine Enough to Support Additional Research in Alternative Medicine?
9. Additional Research Imperative on Lung Cancer in Women
10. AIIMS Director Venugopal Removed from Additional Post
11. China reports declining number of SARS Cases
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: More Additional Cases Mad Cow Disease Canada

(Date:7/24/2014)... Tenn. Researchers at Le Bonheur Children,s Hospital and ... of a clinical trial of a new drug shown ... of healthy adult volunteers intranasally infected with respiratory syncytial ... lower respiratory tract infections in young children in the ... from the labs of Infectious Disease Specialist John DeVincenzo, ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... In signing the Workforce Innovation ... the Atlanta BeltLine Workforce Partnership in Healthcare as ... country ( http://www.whitehouse.gov/ready-to-work ). The Administration called ... U.S. economic strategy and profiled successful local efforts ... President Obama highlights the power of partnerships in ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... scientists at Carnegie Mellon University, working with high-throughput ... Berkeley National Laboratory, have devised a computational method ... normal breast cells turn malignant and as they ... for analyzing how genes interact with each other ... published today by the online journal PLOS ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... rare procedure occasionally performed during Jewish circumcisions that involves ... herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) transmissions documented in ... conducted by Penn Medicine researchers and published online ... Society found. The reviewers, from Penn,s ... in New York, Canada and Israel. , The practiceknown ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... PROVIDENCE, R.I. Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., director ... states in the July, 2014 Rhode Island ... C" that eliminating hepatitis c virus infection (hep ... benefits, enhance capacity to address other health challenges, ... HCV in the United States, Taylor says, include ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:RSV research breakthrough to help infected children 2Health News:President Cites Atlanta BeltLine Workforce Partnership in Healthcare as National Model 2Health News:President Cites Atlanta BeltLine Workforce Partnership in Healthcare as National Model 3Health News:President Cites Atlanta BeltLine Workforce Partnership in Healthcare as National Model 4Health News:President Cites Atlanta BeltLine Workforce Partnership in Healthcare as National Model 5Health News:Gene changes in breast cancer cells pinpointed with new computational method 2Health News:Gene changes in breast cancer cells pinpointed with new computational method 3Health News:Link between ritual circumcision procedure and herpes infection in infants examined 2Health News:Miriam Hospital physician advocates awareness, collaboration to combat peaking hep C virus 2Health News:Miriam Hospital physician advocates awareness, collaboration to combat peaking hep C virus 3Health News:Miriam Hospital physician advocates awareness, collaboration to combat peaking hep C virus 4
... POTOMAC FALLS, Va., Nov. 3 "When my father ... read every book,pamphlet, and newspaper article I could get ... book, "A Conversation About Alzheimer,s" (published by,AuthorHouse -- ... think about. I told myself that once I knew ...
... more common for adolescents illegally at the wheel, study finds, ... the thought of teenagers driving before they,ve gotten their license ... are also more likely to drive while drinking or on ... get behind the wheel. , Reporting in the November issue ...
... JOHNSON,S(R) Partners With MARCH OF DIMES(R) To Build ... The United States, SKILLMAN, N.J., Nov. 3 ... of "Prematurity Awareness Month" that partners,with the March ... growing problem of,premature birth and raise funds to ...
... 3 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China-Biotics,Inc. (Nasdaq: CHBT ) ... the research, development, manufacture, marketing and,distribution of probiotics ... call at 9:00 a.m. EST on Tuesday, November ... the second quarter ended,September 30, 2008, of its ...
... Nov. 3 Hooper Holmes,(Amex: HH ) today ... before market on Friday, November 7, 2008. The Company,will ... at 11:00am Eastern,Time., Conference Call, To participate ... code: Hooper Holmes. A live web cast will be ...
... Inc. (Nasdaq: MBRK ), a pharmaceutical ... products, today,announced that it has retained national ... will serve as MiddleBrook,s strategic and tactical ... reimbursement, contract,administration, national account management and government ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:'A Conversation About Alzheimer's': Woman Shares Story of Love, Hope, Loss and Survival in New Book About Alzheimer's Disease 2Health News:Many Unlicensed Teen Drivers Put Safety Last 2Health News:Many Unlicensed Teen Drivers Put Safety Last 3Health News:JOHNSON'S(R) and March of Dimes(R) Launch 'Prevent Prematurity Campaign' 2Health News:JOHNSON'S(R) and March of Dimes(R) Launch 'Prevent Prematurity Campaign' 3Health News:China-Biotics, Inc. Announces Conference Call to Discuss Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results 2Health News:China-Biotics, Inc. Announces Conference Call to Discuss Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results 3Health News:Hooper Holmes Announces Third Quarter Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information 2Health News:MiddleBrook Pharmaceuticals Retains National Account Firm VCG & Associates 2Health News:MiddleBrook Pharmaceuticals Retains National Account Firm VCG & Associates 3
(Date:7/24/2014)... 2014  Perrigo Company (NYSE: PRGO ; ... therapeutic equivalent rating from the U.S. Food and Drug ... (NDA) for testosterone gel 1.0%. FDA concluded that Perrigo,s ... and can be substituted with the full expectation that ... profile as AndroGel 1% when used under the conditions ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... , July 24, 2014 Research ... "Machine Health Monitoring Market by Product, Component, Application and ... report to their offering. ... market is expected to witness a moderate growth as ... have almost reached the saturation levels. The ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Delivery of the Report ... placed. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140723/129707 ... in-depth market survey on Global and Chinese Hemodialysis ... information of Hemodialysis Machine including its classification, application ... and China,s top manufacturers of Hemodialysis Machine listing ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Perrigo Confirms AB Therapeutic Equivalent Rating From The FDA For Its Testosterone Gel 1.0% 2Perrigo Confirms AB Therapeutic Equivalent Rating From The FDA For Its Testosterone Gel 1.0% 3Machine Health Monitoring (Vibration Monitoring, Thermography, Ultrasound Emission, Lubricating Oil Analysis, Corrosion Monitoring, Motor Current Signature Analysis) Market - Forecast to 2020 2Hemodialysis Machine Industry for Global and Chinese Markets Forecast to 2019 2Hemodialysis Machine Industry for Global and Chinese Markets Forecast to 2019 3Hemodialysis Machine Industry for Global and Chinese Markets Forecast to 2019 4Hemodialysis Machine Industry for Global and Chinese Markets Forecast to 2019 5
... patients can drive safely six weeks following surgical,treatment, ... most patients, pain levels are so low that they ... car again. A study published in the August,2008 issue ... http://www.jbjs.org/ ),also found that emergency brake time response in ...
... Calif., Aug. 26 XTENT, Inc.,(Nasdaq: XTNT ) ... CUSTOM II trial was published in the most recent ... the article was,Dr. Pieter R. Stella, M.D., of University ... CUSTOM II Investigators from 13 clinical,sites across Europe., ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Braking After Bunion Surgery 2Braking After Bunion Surgery 3XTENT Announces CUSTOM II Data Selected for Publication in EuroIntervention 2XTENT Announces CUSTOM II Data Selected for Publication in EuroIntervention 3XTENT Announces CUSTOM II Data Selected for Publication in EuroIntervention 4
Lyphochek Hemoglobin A2 Control is a human whole blood based product designed to monitor the performance of automated and manual procedures for the measurement of hemoglobin variants, including Hemog...
... Liquichek Hematology-16 Control ... use on most hematology ... to 16 parameters and ... differentials. This trilevel control ...
Liquichek Hematology Control (C) is an assayed hematology control for evaluating the performance of Coulter hematology instruments with complete CBC and VCS 5-part differential technology....
... Amplichek CT/GC Controls are liquid ... precision of test procedures that ... gonorrhoeae. Since they are specimen ... with either urine or endocervical/urethral ...
Medicine Products: