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From: TSS (216-119-144-94.ipset24.wt.net)
Subject: MINUTES OF THE 9th PLENARY MEETING OF THE SCIENTIFIC PANEL ON BIOLOGICAL HAZARDS Held in Brussels on 8th and 9th of September 2004
Date: October 16, 2004 at 8:25 am PST

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Subject: MINUTES OF THE 9th PLENARY MEETING OF THE SCIENTIFIC PANEL ON BIOLOGICAL HAZARDS Held in Brussels on 8th and 9th of September 2004
Date: Sat, 16 Oct 2004 10:13:56 -0500
From: "Terry S. Singeltary Sr."
Reply-To: Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy
To: BSE-L@UNI-KARLSRUHE.DE


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MINUTES OF THE 9th PLENARY MEETING OF THE SCIENTIFIC PANEL ON BIOLOGICAL
HAZARDS Held in Brussels on 8th and 9th of September 2004

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7.7. BSE risk related to stunning
The Chairman of the working group mentioned that the next working group
meeting will be
on September 13, 2004. At the next plenary meeting on October 20 - 21,
it is proposed to
present a draft opinion.
7.8. Quantitative risk assessment related to residual BSE risk in
certain animal derived
products.
The chairman of the WG described the progress made at the last working
group meeting held
on July 9, 2004, where DNV gave a presentation on the calculations
carried out which are
based on the assumptions made in the Dormont report. DNV replied to
the questions as
were formulated by the members of the panel during the April plenary.
The DNV
representative is invited to attend the BSE working group meeting on 19
Oct 2004, when a
completed merged report (DNV calculation plus Dormont report) will be
presented.
7.9. Evaluation of the BSE situation in Portugal (mandate from France).
The Chairman of the working group informed the panel about the initial
discussion at the
first working group meeting held on August 17, 2004. So far, Portugal
has sent some
information and declared in principle its willingness for collaboration.
Following the
working group meeting, a letter requesting additional information has
been sent to Portugal.

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12. AOB
The secretariat briefed the panel on the practicalities and travel
arrangements to be
undertaken for the next plenary meeting in Parma.
Prof H. Budka presented an overview on three recent publications on
TSE/BSE topics: first
about an article from Legname/Prusiner in Science on synthetic mouse
prions and secondly
the article Preclinical vCJD after blood transfusion in a PRNP codon
129 heterozygous
patient (Peden et al., 2004; Lancet). Additionally an outline of
histopathological and
molecular biological findings of an atypical BSE case in Italy showing
an unusual
distribution of PrPsc were presented. The panel appreciated Prof.
Budkas presentation.
13. CLOSURE OF THE MEETING
The meeting was closed at 17.45.tss

http://www.efsa.eu.int/science/biohaz/biohaz_meetings/594/biohaz_minutes_09_sept_en1.pdf

TSS

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