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From: TSS ()
Subject: Re: BSE Found in Dead Heifer in Croatia: Report ''FINAL REPORT NEGATIVE''
Date: February 24, 2006 at 6:53 pm PST

In Reply to: Re: BSE Found in Dead Heifer in Croatia: Report posted by TSS on February 16, 2006 at 3:27 pm:

EU laboratory says Croatia free of Mad Cow disease

24/02/2006
(Weybridge/Zagreb, DTT-NET.COM)-Final analysis in EU reference laboratory in Weybridge, UK, showed that there is no mad cow disease - Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) suspected ealeri at a heifer in eastern Croatia, Croatian authorities said.

Croatian Agriculture Minister Petar Cobankovic on Friday announced the results arriving from British laboratory and said that cow meet in Croatia is free of the BSE and is safe for consumers.

Last a Croatian laboratory has suspected the affected case of a five year old heifer.


http://www.dtt-net.com/en/index.php?page=view-article&article=1151&CMSSESSID=5f8f7ddd32dbe9495904132c1c0944ec

British tests clear Croatian madcow case
Time is GMT + 8 hours
Posted: 24-Feb-2006 22:54 hrs
A scientist holds a tissue sample of a cattle's brain with a pair of tweezers. Additional tests on samples of a Croatian cow that initially tested positive for madcow disease have proved negative.


Additional tests on samples of a Croatian cow that initially tested positive for madcow disease have proved negative.
.
The final tests carried out by a laboratory at Weybridge, Britain found the cow was "negative for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE)", the brain-wasting disease, the agriculture ministry said Friday.
.
Croatia's veterinary authorities announced last week that regular tests conducted for all slaughtered cattle more than 30 months old had shown that a five-year-old cow had contracted madcow disease.
.
The cow, from a farm in the eastern party of the country, had not shown symptoms of the disease before being slaughtered. Its brain samples were sent to the British laboratory.
.
The cow which had two offspring, was calved in Croatia, but its mother and grand-mother were imported from Austria. — AFP

Additional tests on samples of a Croatian cow that initially tested positive for madcow disease have proved negative.
.
The final tests carried out by a laboratory at Weybridge, Britain found the cow was "negative for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE)", the brain-wasting disease, the agriculture ministry said Friday.
.
Croatia's veterinary authorities announced last week that regular tests conducted for all slaughtered cattle more than 30 months old had shown that a five-year-old cow had contracted madcow disease.
.
The cow, from a farm in the eastern party of the country, had not shown symptoms of the disease before being slaughtered. Its brain samples were sent to the British laboratory.
.
The cow which had two offspring, was calved in Croatia, but its mother and grand-mother were imported from Austria. — AFP
Additional tests on samples of a Croatian cow that initially tested positive for madcow disease have proved negative.
.
The final tests carried out by a laboratory at Weybridge, Britain found the cow was "negative for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE)", the brain-wasting disease, the agriculture ministry said Friday.
.
Croatia's veterinary authorities announced last week that regular tests conducted for all slaughtered cattle more than 30 months old had shown that a five-year-old cow had contracted madcow disease.
.
The cow, from a farm in the eastern party of the country, had not shown symptoms of the disease before being slaughtered. Its brain samples were sent to the British laboratory.
.
The cow which had two offspring, was calved in Croatia, but its mother and grand-mother were imported from Austria. — AFP
Additional tests on samples of a Croatian cow that initially tested positive for madcow disease have proved negative.
.
The final tests carried out by a laboratory at Weybridge, Britain found the cow was "negative for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE)", the brain-wasting disease, the agriculture ministry said Friday.
.
Croatia's veterinary authorities announced last week that regular tests conducted for all slaughtered cattle more than 30 months old had shown that a five-year-old cow had contracted madcow disease.
.
The cow, from a farm in the eastern party of the country, had not shown symptoms of the disease before being slaughtered. Its brain samples were sent to the British laboratory.
.
The cow which had two offspring, was calved in Croatia, but its mother and grand-mother were imported from Austria. — AFP


http://www.todayonline.com/articles/103079.asp


tss

----- Original Message -----
From: "Terry S. Singeltary Sr."
To:
Sent: Thursday, February 16, 2006 6:38 PM
Subject: Re: BSE Found in Dead Heifer in Croatia: Report


> ##################### Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy #####################
>
> Subject: BSE Found in Dead Heifer in Croatia: Report
> Date: February 16, 2006 at 1:32 pm PST
>
> BSE Found in Dead Heifer in Croatia: Report
> 2006-02-17 05:21:15 CRIENGLISH.com
> Croatia said on Thursday it had detected bovine spongiform encephalopathy
> (BSE) in a dead heifer, in the country's first case of mad cow disease,
> according to reports reaching here from Zagreb.
>
> Croatia's state television reported that brain samples from thefive-year old
> heifer had been sent to the Weybridge laboratory in Britain for definite
> confirmation.
>
> (Source: Xinhua)
>
>
>
>
> http://en.chinabroadcast.cn/706/2006/02/17/167@51781.htmtss
>
>
> A cow peers through slats in a truck during transport. =
> > Croatia's veterinary institute said first tests had shown one cow in the =
> > east of the country to have contracted madcow disease, national =
> > television reported.=20
> > =20
> > Croatian authorities said that the country's first case of madcow =
> > disease was detected on a recently slaughtered cow.
> > .
> > "The brain samples of a five-year-old cow...were tested three =
> > times in Croatia. The last test was conducted today and was positive on =
> > Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy," (BSE) as well as the previous tests, =
> > Agriculture Minister Petar Cobankovic told journalists.
> > .
> > It is the first reported case of cattle disease BSE in the Balkans =
> > country.
> > .
> > Cobankovic stressed that the brain samples are to be sent to =
> > Weybridge laboratory in Britain for the final confirmation with results =
> > expected next week.
> > .
> > The cow which was slaughtered Monday was not previously showing =
> > symptoms of the disease, which was confirmed in regular tests conducted =
> > for all slaughtered cattle over 30-month-old.=20
> > .
> > Cobankovic refused to disclose the location of the farm before the =
> > final confirmation of BSE.
> > .
> > The ministry ordered the farm which has eleven cattle to be sealed =
> > off, as well as its desinfection. If the BSE is confirmed by test =
> > results from Britain all eleven cattle will be slaughtered.
> > .
> > The cow which had two offsprings, was calved in Croatia, but its =
> > parents were imported from Austria to the farm in the eastern part of =
> > the country, according to media.=20
> > .
> > The case comes as bird flu tests were being carried out on some 30 =
> > dead swans which have been found in the country in the past week.
> > .
> > After the H5N1 virus was detected in two northeastern Croatian =
> > villages last October its spread was halted by strict quarantine and =
> > culling measures. =97 AFP=20
> >
> >
> > Croatian authorities said that the country's first case of madcow =
> > disease was detected on a recently slaughtered cow.
> > .
> > "The brain samples of a five-year-old cow...were tested three =
> > times in Croatia. The last test was conducted today and was positive on =
> > Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy," (BSE) as well as the previous tests, =
> > Agriculture Minister Petar Cobankovic told journalists.
> > .
> > It is the first reported case of cattle disease BSE in the Balkans =
> > country.
> > .
> > Cobankovic stressed that the brain samples are to be sent to =
> > Weybridge laboratory in Britain for the final confirmation with results =
> > expected next week.
> > .
> > The cow which was slaughtered Monday was not previously showing =
> > symptoms of the disease, which was confirmed in regular tests conducted =
> > for all slaughtered cattle over 30-month-old.=20
> > .
> > Cobankovic refused to disclose the location of the farm before the =
> > final confirmation of BSE.
> > .
> > The ministry ordered the farm which has eleven cattle to be sealed =
> > off, as well as its desinfection. If the BSE is confirmed by test =
> > results from Britain all eleven cattle will be slaughtered.
> > .
> > The cow which had two offsprings, was calved in Croatia, but its =
> > parents were imported from Austria to the farm in the eastern part of =
> > the country, according to media.=20
> > .
> > The case comes as bird flu tests were being carried out on some 30 =
> > dead swans which have been found in the country in the past week.
> > .
> > After the H5N1 virus was detected in two northeastern Croatian =
> > villages last October its spread was halted by strict quarantine and =
> > culling measures. =97 AFP=20
> > Croatian authorities said that the country's first case of madcow =
> > disease was detected on a recently slaughtered cow.
> > .
> > "The brain samples of a five-year-old cow...were tested three =
> > times in Croatia. The last test was conducted today and was positive on =
> > Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy," (BSE) as well as the previous tests, =
> > Agriculture Minister Petar Cobankovic told journalists.
> > .
> > It is the first reported case of cattle disease BSE in the Balkans =
> > country.
> > .
> > Cobankovic stressed that the brain samples are to be sent to =
> > Weybridge laboratory in Britain for the final confirmation with results =
> > expected next week.
> > .
> > The cow which was slaughtered Monday was not previously showing =
> > symptoms of the disease, which was confirmed in regular tests conducted =
> > for all slaughtered cattle over 30-month-old.=20
> > .
> > Cobankovic refused to disclose the location of the farm before the =
> > final confirmation of BSE.
> > .
> > The ministry ordered the farm which has eleven cattle to be sealed =
> > off, as well as its desinfection. If the BSE is confirmed by test =
> > results from Britain all eleven cattle will be slaughtered.
> > .
> > The cow which had two offsprings, was calved in Croatia, but its =
> > parents were imported from Austria to the farm in the eastern part of =
> > the country, according to media.=20
> > .
> > The case comes as bird flu tests were being carried out on some 30 =
> > dead swans which have been found in the country in the past week.
> > .
> > After the H5N1 virus was detected in two northeastern Croatian =
> > villages last October its spread was halted by strict quarantine and =
> > culling measures. =97 AFP=20
> > Croatian authorities said that the country's first case of madcow =
> > disease was detected on a recently slaughtered cow.
> > .
> > "The brain samples of a five-year-old cow...were tested three =
> > times in Croatia. The last test was conducted today and was positive on =
> > Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy," (BSE) as well as the previous tests, =
> > Agriculture Minister Petar Cobankovic told journalists.
> > .
> > It is the first reported case of cattle disease BSE in the Balkans =
> > country.
> > .
> > Cobankovic stressed that the brain samples are to be sent to =
> > Weybridge laboratory in Britain for the final confirmation with results =
> > expected next week.
> > .
> > The cow which was slaughtered Monday was not previously showing =
> > symptoms of the disease, which was confirmed in regular tests conducted =
> > for all slaughtered cattle over 30-month-old.=20
> > .
> > Cobankovic refused to disclose the location of the farm before the =
> > final confirmation of BSE.
> > .
> > The ministry ordered the farm which has eleven cattle to be sealed =
> > off, as well as its desinfection. If the BSE is confirmed by test =
> > results from Britain all eleven cattle will be slaughtered.
> > .
> > The cow which had two offsprings, was calved in Croatia, but its =
> > parents were imported from Austria to the farm in the eastern part of =
> > the country, according to media.=20
> > .
> > The case comes as bird flu tests were being carried out on some 30 =
> > dead swans which have been found in the country in the past week.
> > .
> > After the H5N1 virus was detected in two northeastern Croatian =
> > villages last October its spread was halted by strict quarantine and =
> > culling measures. =97 AFP=20
> >
> >
> >
> > http://www.todayonline.com/articles/101511.asptss
> > =20
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Terry S. Singeltary Sr."
> To:
> Sent: Thursday, February 16, 2006 4:17 PM
> Subject: BSE Found in Dead Heifer in Croatia: Report
>
> #################### https://lists.aegee.org/bse-l.html ####################
>



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