Mad Cow Disease

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2012

    Mad Cow in California, Confused Cow in Colorado

    The USDA today confirmed a case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy, a.k.a. mad cow disease, in a dairy cow in central California. According to the USDA, the animal's meat was never intended for human consumption and, to anticipate your next question, mad cow disease isn't transmitted through milk. ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 21, 2009
  • Blogs

    June 29, 2009

    The Morning Brew: Monday, 6.29

    A Colorado company recalls beef for possible E. coli contamination. (Reuters)Could eating farmed fish put you at risk for mad cow disease? (Reuters)An electronic "nose" can pinpoint a wine's origins down to the barrel. (Daily Telegraph)

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2008

    The Morning Brew: Tuesday, 9.2

    The USDA is within its rights to prevent meatpackers from testing cattle for mad cow disease, a federal appeals court rules. (Reuters) Russia bans poultry imports from several U.S. producers, ostensibly because of safety concerns. (New York Times) Last week it was Gordon Ramsay vs. Paul McCartney. ... More >>

  • News

    June 9, 2004

    Eat Me

    The only thing keeping the Japanese from buying the Midwest's finest beef is the USDA