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From: TSS (216-119-156-3.ipset36.wt.net)
Subject: Re: On Thursday, Canada said it had a suspected case of mad cow disease in a 10-year-old animal
Date: December 30, 2004 at 9:50 am PST

In Reply to: On Thursday, Canada said it had a suspected case of mad cow disease in a 10-year-old animal posted by TSS on December 30, 2004 at 7:44 am:


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Subject: Re: On Thursday, Canada said it had a suspected case of mad cow disease in a 10-year-old animal
Date: Thu, 30 Dec 2004 11:50:28 -0600
From: "Terry S. Singeltary Sr."
Reply-To: Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy
To: BSE-L@LISTSERV.KALIV.UNI-KARLSRUHE.DE
References: <41D4227B.1080806@wt.net>


##################### Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy #####################

re--latest BSE/mad cow suspect in Canada the very next day after
USDA announce opening of USA borders to Canadian beef;

>The information on Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy
>(BSE) in North America has been updated.
>http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/anima/heasan/disemala/bseesb/bseesbindexe.shtml
>
>The following items have been updated:
>
>- News Release - National BSE Surveillance Program
>Detects Suspect Animal
>http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/anima/heasan/disemala/bseesb/surv/protecte.shtml
>
>- News Release - Mitchell Pleased with Progress on
>USDA Rule
>http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/anima/heasan/disemala/bseesb/americ/accesse.shtml
>
>Latest Information (as of December 30, 2004 - 02:00
>EST)
>http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/anima/heasan/disemala/bseesb/situatione.shtml
>
>
>
>
snip...

> Updated December 29, 2004
>
> BSE: Recent Information
>
> 12/29/04 USDA Releases Rule to Establish Minimal-Risk Regions for
> Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy
>
>
> Audio: U.S. Officials Provide Update On BSE-Related Trade Issues
>
> [Archived audio – Windows Media Player needed.]
> Transcript Of Tele-News Conference Update On Bse-Related Trade Issues
> With Agriculture Secretary Ann M. Veneman Dr. John Clifford, Deputy
> Administrator For Veterinary Services, Animal And Plant Health
> Inspection Service, Dr. Keith Collins, USDA Chief Economist, Dr. Peter
> Fernandez, Aphis Associate Administrator, Dr. Daniel Engeljohn, Fsis
> Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office Of Policy Program And Employee
> Development, Dr. Steven Sundloff, Director For The Center For
> Veterinary Medicine, Fda
>
>
> Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy; Minimal-Risk Regions and Importation
> of Commodities— FINAL RULE— 9 CFR Parts 93, 94, 95, and 96 [Docket No.
> 03-080-3]
>
> • Risk Document
>
> (PDF)
> • Economic Analysis
>
> (PDF)
> • Appendix to economic analysis
>
> (PDF)
> • Final environmental assessment
>
> (PDF)
> • Final Rule on BSE and Minimal-Risk Regions (Factsheet)
>
>
> • Questions and Answers for Minimal Risk/Canada Rule
>
>
>
>
>


another one of those miracle coincidences by the USDA,
will they never ceases to amaze me $$$

AS i said long ago, the USA BSE GBR should have been
raised to USA BSE GBR IV, simply due to the constant
deception and lies the USDA et al continue to put forth about
BSE/TSE in North America...

TSS

Terry S. Singeltary Sr. wrote:

> ##################### Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy
> #####################
>
> Another Mad Cow suspected in CAN
>
> Mad cow case suspected, agency says
>
> Thu, 30 Dec 2004
>
> OTTAWA - A federal agency says it has found what may be another case
> of mad cow disease – just one day after the U.S. announced plans to
> reopen its border to live young cattle from Canada after a 19-month ban.
>
> The Canadian Food Inspection Agency raised the possibility of a new
> case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy, or BSE, early Thursday morning.
>
> Preliminary tests finished on Wednesday showed positive results in a
> 10-year-old dairy cow, the agency said.
>
> It offered few other details, except to warn that the findings aren't
> conclusive. Final results are expected within three to five days.
>
> Canadian officials said they normally wouldn't publicly release
> results until the disease had been confirmed, but felt the U.S. plans
> warranted the early warning.
>
> "Given the unique situation created by the United States' border
> announcement ... it was decided that the most prudent action would be
> to publicly announce the available information and provide
> stakeholders with a full understanding of the current situation," the
> agency said.
>
> Less than 24 hours earlier, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said it
> would reopen its border to nearly all Canadian exports of beef and
> live cattle beginning March 7.
>
> The department recognized Canada as a "minimal-risk region" for BSE,
> in part because of measures taken to prevent the spread of the disease.
>
> Canadian ranchers and feedlot operators reacted with relief to the
> change, which would allow live animals under 30 months old and a wider
> variety of cuts of beef to be shipped south.
>
> Their industry plunged into crisis when the Americans imposed the ban
> in May 2003, after a single case of BSE showed up in Alberta.
>
> It isn't yet clear what impact the new suspected case will have, if
> any, on the U.S. plans.
>
> The Canadian agency said no part of the animal suspected of having the
> disease entered the human-food or animal-feed chains.
>
> Written by CBC News Online staff
>
> cbc.ca
>
>
>
> CAN beef to US despite cow
>
> Suspect Mad Cow Case in Canada Won't Stop Trade-USDA
>
> Thu Dec 30, 2004 09:54 AM ET
>
> By Richard Cowan
>
> WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Canada's latest possible case of mad cow
> disease is not expected to cause the United States to rescind its
> plans to resume imports of Canadian live cattle, a U.S. Department of
> Agriculture official said on Thursday.
>
> "We don't anticipate it would have any impact," said USDA spokeswoman
> Alisa Harrison.
>
> During a long agency review of whether to reopen the U.S. border to
> Canadian live cattle, Harrison said, regulators took into account the
> possibility of additional cases of mad cow disease in Canada and steps
> Ottawa had taken to guard against the spread of the illness.
>
> The United States closed cattle trade from Canada in May, 2003, after
> Canada discovered its first domestic case of mad cow disease, which
> can be transmitted to humans by eating infected meat. On Wednesday,
> USDA announced it would reopen the border to Canadian cattle imports
> on March 7.
>
> On Thursday, Canada said it had a suspected case of mad cow disease in
> a 10-year-old animal that did not enter the human or animal feed
> system. Final test results are expected by early next week.
>
> Under the USDA proposal, Canadian cattle under 30 months of age would
> be allowed to enter the United States.
>
> While Harrison said USDA was standing by its plan to reopen the border
> to Canadian cattle and more types of Canadian beef, she noted that the
> agency has some discretion in the run-up to March 7.
>
> "Any actions that we would take would be dependent on the
> circumstances of the situation. I think that's the mode we are in now
> right now of determining it," she said.
>
> The United States has confirmed one case of mad cow disease, a year
> ago, in a Washington state cow that had been born in Canada.
>
> Harrison said Canada notified USDA on Wednesday night of its possible
> new mad cow case.
>
> Asked by Reuters whether there was any suspicion Canada had held off
> notifying Washington until after Wednesday's announcement by USDA to
> relax its trade ban, Harrison said, "We don't have any reason to think
> that would be the case."
>
> Reuters.com
>
> Canada finds suspected new case of mad cow disease
>
>
> San Francisco Chronicle, CA - 9 minutes ago
> Canada has found what may be a second case of mad cow disease,
> officials said Thursday, just a day after the United States said it
> planned to reopen its border ...
>
> Canada Finds Suspected New Case of Mad Cow
>
> Guardian, UK - 9 minutes ago
> OTTAWA (AP) - Canada has found what may be a second case of mad cow
> disease, officials said Thursday, just a day after the United States
> said it planned to ...
>
> Canada Finds Suspected New Case of Mad Cow
>
>
> New York Newsday, NY - 9 minutes ago
> OTTAWA -- Canada has found what may be a second case of mad cow
> disease, officials said Thursday, just a day after the United States
> said it planned to reopen ...
>
>
> TSS
>
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