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From: TSS (216-119-138-180.ipset18.wt.net)
Subject: RAPID ALERT SYSTEM FOR FOOD AND FEED (RASFF) Week 48 (MORE NSCS PRODUCTS FROM USA$)
Date: December 1, 2004 at 9:33 am PST

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: RAPID ALERT SYSTEM FOR FOOD AND FEED (RASFF) Week 48
Date: Wed, 01 Dec 2004 11:41:55 -0600
From: "Terry S. Singeltary Sr."
To: Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy
CC: cjdvoice@yahoogroups.com, wiesner1@mindspring.com


RAPID ALERT SYSTEM FOR FOOD AND FEED

23/11/2004 Notified by IRELAND 2004.CNY unauthorized animal ingredients
in maize gluten feed
Country of origin THE UNITED STATES...

Greetings,

Dont ya just love the infamous NSCS (non species coding system...TSS
terminology). With the present system in place, they could be human bones
much less cow/deer/elk/sheep/goat and they would not know it with the
present NSCS. CASEs in point;

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: HOLY MAD COW, HERE WE HAVE MORE ON THE INFAMOUS NSCS/USCS
(NON-UN SPECIES CODING SYSTEM;-) more on those USA BSE/TSE TRIPLE FIRE WALLS
Date: Tue, 20 Jan 2004 11:07:33 -0600
From: "Terry S. Singeltary Sr."
Reply-To: BSE-L

i knew this would come back to haunt them. tried to tell them years
ago.....TSS

U.S. may have imported banned beef

USDA hasn't confirmed figures; miscoding by Customs possible

By Lou Kilzer, News Staff Writer
February 7, 2002


The United States apparently imported more than 200,000 pounds of beef
last year from countries banned from selling meat products here because
of their association with "mad cow disease," according to U.S.
Department of Agriculture figures.

But Dale Leuck, a member of the USDA's Economic Research Service, said
it is too early to tell if the figures represent true imports, or are
simply miscoding by Customs officials.

"I think we'd prefer not to take them at face value," he said. "We don't
know for sure if it is really beef."

"Of most concern," Leuck acknowledged, are records indicating the
imports of 2,156 pounds of "meat and edible meat offal" from the United
Kingdom and 970 pounds from Spain.

Offal contains brain tissue and poses the greatest risk of infecting
humans with "mad cow disease," scientifically known as Bovine Spongiform
Encephalopathy or BSE. Most scientists believe BSE is caused by a mutant
form of a naturally occurring protein called a prion that resides mostly
in brain and neural tissues.

Representatives of R-CALF, a Montana-based U.S. cattleman's lobbying
group that sought the records, called for a full investigation of the
apparent import of banned products.

"If this is anywhere near accurate, we're taking an enormous risk," said
R-CALF vice president Kathleen Kelley, a rancher from Meeker, who spoke
in Denver on the issue Wednesday.

Leuck gave the Kelley's group two spreadsheets earlier this week with
some overlapping data. One sheet considers "Total Beef and Veal
Imports," the other with more specific categories. The overall number of
imports is higher on the more specific sheet.

For example, under the category "Mixtures of Pork and Beef, Prepared or
Preserved," the Netherlands is reported as exporting 349,000 pounds to
the U.S. The Netherlands is a "mad cow" infected country, from which
beef imports are banned.

An epidemic swept through Great Britain in the early 1990s before
jumping to other European countries and most recently to Japan. Over
180,000 British cattle contracted the disease and to contain it, 4.5
million were killed.

To date, 121 people have contracted the always-fatal brain-wasting
disease from eating infected beef. Of that number, 113 were in the UK,
including the first case reported among humans in 1996. Most beef
products from Europe have been banned here.

The disease is part of a class of prion diseases called Transmissible
Spongiform Encephalopathies, or TSE. A TSE in wild deer and elk called
Chronic Wasting Disease is endemic in northeastern Colorado,
southwestern Wyoming and the Nebraska panhandle.

Though scientists have fingered the prion as the cause of TSEs, exactly
how the disease works remains largely unknown.

Leuck said there would be an investigation to determine if potentially
tainted beef is making it past the USDA ban.

He said that a couple of years ago a batch of meat was listed as coming
from the United Kingdom. On further inspection, it had merely passed
through that country.

He explained that similar issues might effect the current list.

The lists show exports from BSE states during each month in 2001. In
addition to the UK, Spain, and the Netherlands, countries on the list
include France, Germany, Austria, Poland, Switzerland, Italy and Croatia.

Dr. Milo Mueller, an USDA agent in Albuquerque, said Wednesday his
office was contacted by Bill Bullard, the CEO of R-Calf. He promised
USDA would find out if its figures on the banned imports are true.


Contact Lou Kilzer at (303) 892-2644 or kilzerl@RockyMountainNews.com.

http://www.rockymountainnews.com/drmn/nation/article/0,1299,DRMN_16_975102,00.html

Subject: Docket No: 02-088-1 RE-Agricultural Bioterrorism Protection Act
of 2002; [TSS SUBMISSION ON POTENTIAL FOR BSE/TSE & FMD 'SUITCASE BOMBS']
Date: January 27, 2003 at 1:46 pm PST

Subject: Docket No: 02-088-1 RE-Agricultural Bioterrorism Protection Act
of 2002;
Date: Mon, 27 Jan 2003 15:54:57 -0600
From: "Terry S. Singeltary Sr."
To: regulations@aphis.usda.gov

Docket No: 02-088-1

Title: Agricultural Bioterrorism Protection Act of 2002;
Possession, Use, and Transfer of Biological Agents and Toxins

http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=20

http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=2002_register&docid=fr13de02-15.pdf


Greetings,

i would like to kindly submit to this docket and warn of
the potential for biological 'suitcase bombs' from
civilian air-traffic populations from known BSE/FMD
and other exotic animal disease pathogens coming into
the USA.

please be warned;

Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2002 08:42:56 -0800
Reply-To: Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy
Sender: Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy
From: "Terry S. Singeltary Sr."
Subject: USA SEALED BORDERS AND THE ''USCS'' (unspecified species coding
system) MORE POTENTIAL B.S.eee

Change in Disease Status of Greece With Regard to Foot-and-Mouth

[Federal Register: March 21, 2002 (Volume 67, Number 55)]

snip...

Under Sec. 94.11, meat and other animal products of ruminants and swine,
including ship stores, airplane meals, and baggage containing these meat
or animal products, may not be imported into the United States except in
accordance with Sec. 94.11 and the applicable requirements of the U.S.
Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service at 9 CFR
chapter III.

snip...

From an economic standpoint, the proposed rule would have little or no
impact on U.S. animal stock and commodities. There are two reasons.
First, the proposed rule would not remove other disease-based
restrictions on the importation of ruminants or swine (and certain meat
and other products from those animals) from Greece into the United
States. Because bovine spongiform encephalopathy is considered to exist
in Greece, the importation of ruminants and meat, meat products, and
certain other products of ruminants that have been in Greece is prohibited.

snip...

http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=2002_register&docid=02-6837-filed


========================

What are the U.S. imports of affected animals or animal products from
the country?

Very few products that would be of risk for transmission of BSE were
imported into the US from Greece during 2000 or 2001 (January - April).
Due to the above mentioned import ban, no live ruminants, ruminant meat,
meal made from ruminants, or other high risk products from ruminants
were imported from Greece during this time period. In 2001 (January -
April), 3000 kg of enzymes and prepared enzymes and 5 kg of medicants
containing antibiotics for veterinary use were imported. The data do not
provide a species of origin code for these products, therefore they may
not contain any ruminant product.

Sources: World Trade Atlas

What is the level of passenger traffic arriving in the United States
from the affected country?

Approximately 185,000 direct flights from Greece arrived to US airports
in fiscal year 2000. Also, an unknown number of passengers from Greece
arrived via indirect flights.

Under APHIS-PPQ's agriculture quarantine inspection monitoring, 584 air
passengers from Greece were sampled for items of agricultural interest
in fiscal year 2000. Of these passengers, 14 carried meat (non-pork)
items that could potentially transmit pathogens that cause BSE; most
passengers carried from one to two kilograms (kg) of meat, although one
passenger in November 1999 carried 23 kg of meat in a suitcase. Florida,
Massachusetts, and New York were the reported destinations of these
passengers. None of the passengers with meat items reported plans to
visit or work on a ranch or farm while in the US.

Source: US Department of Transportation, and APHIS-PPQ Agricultural
Quarantine Inspection data base

http://www.aphis.usda.gov/vs/ceah/cei/bse_greece0701.htm

Greetings list members,

i just cannot accept this;

> 23 kg of meat in a suitcase (suitcase bomb...TSS)

> The data do not provide a species of origin code for these >
products, therefore they may not contain any ruminant product.

what kind of statement is this?

how stupid do they think we are?

it could also very well mean that _all_ of it was ruminant based products !

Terry S. Singeltary Sr., Bacliff, Texas USA

What is the level of passenger traffic arriving in the United States
from Slovenia?

There were no direct flights from Slovenia to the US in fiscal year 2000.

APHIS-PPQs agriculture quarantine inspection monitoring sampled 27 air
passengers from Slovenia for items of agricultural interest in fiscal
year 2000. One of these 27 passengers was carrying two kilograms of a
meat item that could potentially harbor pathogens that cause BSE. This
passenger arrived to Elizabeth, New York, in June 2000 and declared no
intention to visit a farm or ranch in the US.

Source: US Department of Transportation, and APHIS-PPQ Agricultural
Quarantine Inspection data base

http://www.aphis.usda.gov/vs/ceah/cei/bse_slovenia1101.htm

What is the level of passenger traffic arriving in the United States
from the affected country?

A total of 45,438 passengers arrived in the US on direct flights from
the Czech Republic in fiscal year 2000. It is likely that additional
passengers originating in the Czech Republic traveled to the US on
non-direct flights.

As part of APHIS-PPQs Agriculture Quarantine Inspection Monitoring, 238
air passengers from the Czech Republic were inspected for items of
agricultural interest in fiscal year 2000. Of these, 10, or 4.2%, were
found to be carrying a total of 17 kg of items that could potentially
present a risk for BSE. None of the passengers with items reported plans
to visit or work on a farm or ranch while in the US.

Source: US Department of Transportation, and APHIS-PPQ Agricultural
Quarantine Inspection data base

http://www.aphis.usda.gov/vs/ceah/cei/bse_cz0601.htm

What are the US imports of affected animals or animal products from Austria?

Between 1998 and June 2001, US imports from Austria included goat meat,
animal feeds, and sausage. The sausage and animals feeds were from
unspecified species.

Source: World Trade Atlas

snip...

What is the level of passenger traffic arriving in the United States
from Austria?

A total of 168,598 passengers on direct flights from Austria arrived at
US airports in fiscal year 2000. An undetermined number of passengers
from Austria arrived in the US via indirect flights.

Under APHIS-PPQs agricultural quarantine inspection monitoring, 565 air
passengers from Austria were sampled for items of agricultural interest
in fiscal year 2000. Ten (10) of these passengers, or 1.7 percent,
carried a total of 23 kg meat (non-pork) items that could potentially
harbor the pathogen(s) that cause BSE. None of these passengers from
whom meat items were confiscated reported plans to visit or work on a
ranch or farm during their visit to the US.

Source: US Dept. of Transportation; APHIS-PPQ

http://www.aphis.usda.gov/vs/ceah/cei/bse_austria1201.htm

Greetings FDA and public,

if you go to the below site, and search all BSE known countries and
check out their air traffic illegal meat they have confiscated, and
check out the low number checked, compared to actual passenger traffic,
would not take too much for some nut to bring in FMD/TSEs into the USA
as a 'suitcase bomb'.

[[Under APHIS-PPQ's agricultural quarantine inspection monitoring, 284
air passengers from Israel were sampled for items of agricultural
interest in fiscal year 2001. Seven of these passengers, or 2 percent,
carried a total of 11 kg of meat items that could potentially harbor the
pathogen that causes BSE. None of these passengers from whom meat items
were confiscated reported plans to visit or work on a ranch or farm
during their visit to the U.S.]]

if they were to have questioned the terrorist that bombed the Twin
Towers with jets, if they were to have questioned them at flight school
in the USA, i am sure that they would have said they did not intend to
visit the Twin Towers as a flying bomb either. what am i thinking, they
probably did ask this? stupid me.

[[In 1999 a small amount of non-species specific meat and offal was
imported and a small amount of fetal bovine serum (FBS) was also
imported. FBS is considered to have a relatively low risk of
transmitting BSE.]]

more of the USA infamous 'non-species coding system', wonder how many of
these species are capable of carrying a TSE?

snip...

A total of 524,401 passengers arrived on direct flights to the U.S. from
Israel in fiscal year 2000. This number does not include passengers who
arrived in the U.S. from Israel via indirect flights.

Under APHIS-PPQ's agricultural quarantine inspection monitoring, 284 air
passengers from Israel were sampled for items of agricultural interest
in fiscal year 2001. Seven of these passengers, or 2 percent, carried a
total of 11 kg of meat items that could potentially harbor the pathogen
that causes BSE. None of these passengers from whom meat items were
confiscated reported plans to visit or work on a ranch or farm during
their visit to the U.S.

http://www.aphis.usda.gov/vs/ceah/cei/bse_israel0602.htm

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation and APHIS-PPQ Agricultural
Quarantine Inspection data base.

What is the level of passenger traffic arriving in the United States
from Japan?

Approximately 6.84 million passengers on 29,826 direct flights from
Japan arrived at US airports in fiscal year 2000. An undetermined number
of passengers from Japan arrived in the US via indirect flights.

Under APHIS-PPQ's agriculture quarantine inspection monitoring, 801 air
passengers from Japan were sampled for items of agricultural interest in
fiscal year 2000. Of these 801 passengers, 10 carried meat (non-pork)
items that could potentially harbor the pathogen(s) that cause BSE; most
passengers carried an average of 1.7 kilograms of meat. None of these
passengers from whom meat items were confiscated reported plans to visit
or work on a ranch or farm during their visit to the US.

Source: US Department of Transportation, and APHIS-PPQ Agricultural
Quarantine Inspection data base

http://www.aphis.usda.gov/vs/ceah/cei/bse_japan0901.htm

What is the level of passenger traffic arriving in the United States
from the affected country?

A total of 3.3 million passengers arrived in the US on direct flights
from Germany in 1998, although many of these passengers would not have
originated in Germany. As part of APHIS-PPQ's Agriculture Quarantine
Inspection Monitoring, 8,247 air passengers from Germany were inspected
for items of agricultural interest. Of these, 198, or 2.3%, were found
to be carrying a total of 304 kg of items that could potentially present
a risk for BSE. Thirty (30) of the passengers with items reported plans
to visit or work on a farm or ranch while in the US. Reported
destination states of these 30 passengers were CA, CO, DE, FL, LA, MT,
OH, VA, and WY.

Source: US Department of Transportation, and APHIS-PPQ Agricultural
Quarantine Inspection data base

http://www.aphis.usda.gov/vs/ceah/cei/bse_germany1200e.htm

search archives at bottom of page of each BSE Country;

http://www.aphis.usda.gov/vs/ceah/cei/iw_archive.htm

more on non-species coding system and TSEs and potential
'suitcase bombs';

To: Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy
Subject: Re: POLAND FINDS 4TH MAD COW CASE/USA IMPORTS FROM
POLAND/non-species coding system strikes again
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Greetings again List Members,

let me kick a madcow around here a bit.

on the imports from Poland and the infamous USA
'non-species' coding system.

the USDA/APHIS states;

> During the past four years (1998 - 2001), US imports from
> Poland included non-species specific animal products
> used in animal feeds and non-species specific sausage and offal
> products (Table 3). Given US restrictions on ruminant product
> imports, these US imports should not have contained ruminant
> material.

NOW, if you read Polands GBR risk assessment and opinion
on BSE, especially _cross-contamination_, it states;

ANNEX 1

Poland - Summary of the GBR-Assessment, February 2001

EXTERNAL CHALLENGE STABILITY INTERACTION OF EXTERNAL
CHALLENGE AND STABILITY


The very high to extremely high external
challenge met a very unstable system and
could have led to contamination of
domestic cattle in Poland from 1987
onwards.

This internal challenge again met the still
very unstable system and increased over
time.

The continuing very high external
challenge supported this development.

Not OK
MBM-ban
since 1997,
but no feed
controls.
Reasonably OK
Heat treatment
equivalent to
133°C / 20min / 3
bar standards, but
no evidence
provided on
compliance.

Not OK.
No SRM-ban,
SRM are
rendered and
included in
cattle feed.

BSE surveillance:

Not sufficient before
2001.

Cross-contamination:

Lines for ruminant
and non-ruminant
feed in feed-mills only
separated in time and
no analytical controls
carried out.
Likely present since 1987 and growing.

see full text and ANNEX 1 at;

http://europa.eu.int/comm/food/fs/sc/ssc/out185_en.pdf

so in my humble opinion, the statement by the USDA/APHIS
that ''these US imports _should_ not have contained ruminant
materials, is a joke. a sad joke indeed.

* POLAND BSE GBR RISK ASSESSMENT

http://europa.eu.int/comm/food/fs/sc/ssc/out185_en.pdf

http://www.vegsource.com/talk/madcow/messages/9911936.html

BSE ISRAEL change in disease status, AND THE DAMN NON-SPECIES CODING
SYSTEM $$$

http://www.vegsource.com/talk/madcow/messages/9911943.html

Terry S. Singeltary Sr.
P.O. Box 42
Bacliff, Texas USA 77518

CJD WATCH

http://www.fortunecity.com/healthclub/cpr/349/part1cjd.htm

CJD Watch/NEWS

http://disc.server.com/Indices/167318.html

TSS


REPORT OF THE MEETING OF THE BUREAU OF THE OIE TERRESTRIAL ANIMAL ...

... From: TSS (216-119-133-127.ipset13.wt.net) Subject ... OF THE OIE
TERRESTRIAL ANIMAL HEALTH
STANDARDS COMMISSION -- (NSCS) non species coding system Date: November ...
www.vegsource.com/talk/madcow/messages/91429.html
- 32k - Cached

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BSE/Veneman/Junk Science and the OIE ?

... TSS.

ANIMAL HEALTH STANDARDS COMMISSION -- (NSCS) non species coding system. ...

http://www.vegsource.com/talk/madcow/messages/91475.html

Docket Management

... html Cattlemen to finalize BSE research contracts (WHAT'S THE RUSH,
LET'S WAIT ANOTHER
30 YEARS) - TSS 1/17 ... with the infamous NSCS non species coding
system. ...
www.fda.gov/ohrms/dockets/dailys/03/

Mar03/031403/96N-0417-EC-2.htm -
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http://www.fda.gov/ohrms/dockets/dailys/03/Mar03/031403/96N-0417-EC-2.htm

Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2002 08:42:56 -0800
Reply-To: BSE-L
Sender: BSE-L
From: TSS
Subject: USA SEALED BORDERS AND THE ''USCS'' (unspecified species coding
system) MORE POTENTIAL B.S.eee

BSE-L

Change in Disease Status of Greece With Regard to Foot-and-Mouth

[Federal Register: March 21, 2002 (Volume 67, Number 55)]

snip...

Under Sec. 94.11, meat and other animal products of ruminants and swine,
including ship stores, airplane meals, and baggage containing these meat
or animal products, may not be imported into the United States except in
accordance with Sec. 94.11 and the applicable requirements of the U.S.
Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service at 9 CFR
chapter III.

snip...

From an economic standpoint, the proposed rule would have little or no
impact on U.S. animal stock and commodities. There are two reasons.
First, the proposed rule would not remove other disease-based
restrictions on the importation of ruminants or swine (and certain meat
and other products from those animals) from Greece into the United
States. Because bovine spongiform encephalopathy is considered to exist
in Greece, the importation of ruminants and meat, meat products, and
certain other products of ruminants that have been in Greece is prohibited.

snip...

http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=2002_register&docid=02-6837-filed


========================

What are the U.S. imports of affected animals or animal products from
the country?

Very few products that would be of risk for transmission of BSE were
imported into the US from Greece during 2000 or 2001 (January - April).
Due to the above mentioned import ban, no live ruminants, ruminant meat,
meal made from ruminants, or other high risk products from ruminants
were imported from Greece during this time period. In 2001 (January -
April), 3000 kg of enzymes and prepared enzymes and 5 kg of medicants
containing antibiotics for veterinary use were imported. The data do not
provide a species of origin code for these products, therefore they may
not contain any ruminant product.

Sources: World Trade Atlas

What is the level of passenger traffic arriving in the United States
from the affected country?

Approximately 185,000 direct flights from Greece arrived to US airports
in fiscal year 2000. Also, an unknown number of passengers from Greece
arrived via indirect flights.

Under APHIS-PPQ's agriculture quarantine inspection monitoring, 584 air
passengers from Greece were sampled for items of agricultural interest
in fiscal year 2000. Of these passengers, 14 carried meat (non-pork)
items that could potentially transmit pathogens that cause BSE; most
passengers carried from one to two kilograms (kg) of meat, although one
passenger in November 1999 carried 23 kg of meat in a suitcase. Florida,
Massachusetts, and New York were the reported destinations of these
passengers. None of the passengers with meat items reported plans to
visit or work on a ranch or farm while in the US.

Source: US Department of Transportation, and APHIS-PPQ Agricultural
Quarantine Inspection data base

http://www.aphis.usda.gov/vs/ceah/cei/bse_greece0701.htm

Greetings list members,

i just cannot accept this;

> 23 kg of meat in a suitcase (suitcase bomb...TSS)

> The data do not provide a species of origin code for these >
products, therefore they may not contain any ruminant product.

what kind of statement is this?

how stupid do they think we are?

it could also very well mean that _all_ of it was ruminant based products !

Terry S. Singeltary Sr., Bacliff, Texas USA

BSE-L

http://neuro-mancer.mgh.harvard.edu/ubb/Forum24/HTML/000234.html


Docket: 02N-0276 - Bioterrorism Preparedness; Registration of Food
Facilities, Section 305
Comment Number: EC-254 [TSS SUBMISSION]

http://www.fda.gov/ohrms/dockets/dockets/02n0276/02N-0276-EC-254.htm

TSS





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