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From: Terry S. Singeltary Sr. (216-119-156-18.ipset36.wt.net)
Subject: Re: BSE 'INCONCLUSIVE' IN USA, FROM TEXAS ???
Date: February 1, 2005 at 3:08 pm PST

In Reply to: Re: BSE 'INCONCLUSIVE' IN USA, FROM TEXAS ??? posted by TSS on November 19, 2004 at 9:41 am:

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: ''INCONCLUSIVE'' IS NEGATIVE or so they claim...OFFICIAL REPORT
Date: Tue, 1 Feb 2005 16:59:27 -0600
From: "Terry S. Singeltary Sr."
Reply-To: Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy
To: BSE-L@LISTSERV.KALIV.UNI-KARLSRUHE.DE
References: <41A3B789.6080907@wt.net> <41A4ED7C.4090501@wt.net>


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

INTERESTING comments in this old newspaper article i ran
across ;

Nov 22 2004 07:09 PM MST CBC News

USDA approves live cattle, border reopening could take months

snip...

Also on Monday, the USDA said test results on a suspected case of mad
cow are inconclusive, which means further tests will be done. Canadian
authorities have been told that the cow, from Texas, didn't have the
metal ID tag that cows born here are given.

snip...

http://edmonton.cbc.ca/regional/servlet/View?filename=ed-mad-cow20041122

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: BSE 'INCONCLUSIVE' COW from TEXAS ???
Date: Mon, 22 Nov 2004 21:07:51 -0600
From: "Terry S. Singeltary Sr."
To: Carla Everett
References: <419E14E2.5040104@wt.net>
<6.0.0.22.2.20041119113601.02682730@tahc.state.tx.us>
<41A2724F.3000901@wt.net>
<6.0.0.22.2.20041122174504.02796d38@tahc.state.tx.us>
<41A27EBC.4050700@wt.net>
<6.0.0.22.2.20041122183204.02801d88@tahc.state.tx.us>

ok, thank you Carla.
i hate rumors and 'inconclusive' announcements.

kind regards,
terry

Carla Everett wrote:

> our computer department was working on a place holder we could post
> USDA's announcement of any results. There are no results to be
> announced tonight
> by NVSL, so we are back in a waiting mode and will post the USDA
> announcement
> when we hear something.
>
>
> At 06:05 PM 11/22/2004, you wrote:
>
>> why was the announcement on your TAHC site removed?
>>
>> Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy:
>> November 22: Press Release title here
>>
>> star image More BSE information
>>
>>
>>
>> terry
>>
>> Carla Everett wrote:
>>
>>> no confirmation on the U.S.' inconclusive test...
>>> no confirmation on location of animal.


I still want my Texas mad cows confirmed BY WB!

TSS

Terry S. Singeltary Sr. wrote:

> ##################### Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy
> #####################
>
> Greetings list members,
>
>
> I find this very very disturbing. IN fact i will say that if the
> USDA/APHIS
> do not get a second opinion from the experts overseas, I would say
> that there is a cover-up. WE now know that they are willing to do
> anything to cover-up BSE in the USA by what they did with the other
> stumbling and staggering cow they refused to TSE test and sent to the
> render in TEXAS. IN fact I am hearing from International experts on
> TSE that they do NOT buy the latest USDAs test result. why should they?
> Seems they did not even do a western blot from what i was told. They run
> two rapid test that turn up positive, but the USDA finds that to be
> inconclusive.
> They also said they would not be telling us of any 'inconclusive', but
> they did.
> SO, why was it announced? I will tell you why, because the likelihood
> of it
> being positive was very high. Even the CEO of BioRAD and Prionics said
> this.
> IN fact, USDA has never said they would run 2 IHC, so again, why did they
> this time? I will tell you why, they wanted a negative so bad, they
> would test
> the samples until they found a portion of the brain/tissue sample that
> would not show a positive. THIS REEKs of industry/political
> manipulation. I cannot believe that our foreign alies/exporting
> countries (if there is any left), continue
> to risk there people through the lies from this administration. why won't
> USDA et al send samples for independent examinations if they are still
> having
> such a hard time with this? what do they have to hide? IF both the
> TSE laboratory in Waybride, England and the University of Bern,
> Switzerland
> (OIE Reference Laboratory) dont get a sample of this tissue from this cow
> to give second opinions, then in my opinion that cow was positive.
> Hell, we get official slides of Japan's infected samples to survey.
> but in the USA, it's all closed doors now and they will test the damn
> animal
> as many times as it takes to get a negative. total bull sh!t
> encephalopathy this
> is, what i call BSeee, politics at it's finest hour. when will it all
> end$
>
> IF we look at the original U.S. Emergency Bovine Spongiform
> Encephalopathy Response Plan Summary i posted in 1999,
> it states very clearly;
>
>> If additional tests do suggest a presumptive diagnosis of BSE, an NVSL
>> pathologist will hand carry the sample to the United Kingdom for
>> confirmation. It is at this critical point, when NVSL suggests a
>> diagnosis of BSE and is preparing to send the sample to the United
>> Kingdom, that this BSE Response Plan is initiated. The Plan begins the
>> preliminary notification from NVSL to APHIS...
>
>
>
> snip...end
>
> BUT this administration has clearly shown they have no rules and
> regulations, they change them with the wind to suit there needs$
>
> for full text,
>
> ORIGINAL POSTING;
>
> Subject: U.S. Emergency Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy Response Plan
> Summary
> Date: Tue, 4 May 1999 18:25:12 -0500
> From: "Terry S. Singeltary Sr."
> Reply-To: BSE-L
> To: BSE-L
>
> IT'S IN THE ARCHIVES at BSE-L...TSS
>
> Terry S. Singeltary Sr. wrote:
>
>> ##################### Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy
>> #####################
>>
>> Release No. 0508.04
>>
>> Statement by John Clifford, Deputy Administrator- Animal & Plant
>> Health Inspection Service
>>
>> November 23, 2004
>>
>>
>> "The USDA National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL) in Ames,
>> Iowa, has determined that the inconclusive screening test sample
>> reported on Nov. 18 has tested negative for BSE upon confirmatory
>> testing.
>> "The Nov. 18 sample is the first that has tested inconclusive under
>> an APHIS protocol announced in August that calls for public reporting
>> of screening results only after two reactive screens. NVSL used the
>> immunohistochemistry (IHC) test, an internationally-recognized gold
>> standard test for BSE, and received a negative result on Nov. 22.
>> Because the Nov. 18 screening test results were reactive in both the
>> first and second screens, NVSL scientists made the recommendation to
>> run the IHC test a second time. On Nov. 23 they reported the second
>> IHC test was negative. Negative results from both IHC tests makes us
>> confident that the animal in question is indeed negative for BSE.
>>
>> "APHIS began an enhanced surveillance program on June 1 and to date
>> has tested over 121,000 samples for BSE. Screening tests are
>> designed to be extremely sensitive and false positives are not
>> unexpected. APHIS has reported three inconclusives including the
>> Nov. 18 sample and all have tested negative on confirmatory testing."
>>
>>
>> #
>>
>>
>> USDA News
>> oc.news@usda.gov
>> 202 720-4623
>>
>>
>> TSS
>>
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