2004 INFLATION: Mad Cow scare throws off forecast
- BEEF RECALL FOUR TIMES LARGER THAN REPORTED. Berriman, Mark; Fraser, Robert // New Vegetarian & Natural Health;Winter2004, p66
Points out that the amount of meat subjected to recall from the first case of mad cow disease in the United States was nearly four times larger than previously reported Report by the Agriculture Department; Estimate that as much as 17,000 pounds may have been eaten.
- BSE confirmed in first Slovak cow. Holt, Ed // Slovak Spectator;10/8/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 38, p1
Reports that a cow in Slovakia tested positive for bovine spongiform encepalopathy on October 4, 2001. Background on the disease; Response of farmers' leaders and the government to safety concerns over beef sold in the country; Impact on the beef industry in the country.
- Mad cows and Englishmen. Laudan, Larry // Consumers' Research Magazine;May96, Vol. 79 Issue 5, p36
Focuses on the British beef scare as a result of the spread of the mad cow disease or bovine spongiform encephalopathy in Great Britain. Features of the decision by the European Union states to ban British beef imports; Background to the scare; Features of the disease; Impact on human beings;...
- Secrets and lies in Europe. MacKenzie, Debora // New Scientist;05/03/97, Vol. 154 Issue 2080, p14
Discusses the possibility that mad cow disease or bovine spongiform encephalopathy has spread from Great Britain into the rest of Europe. Possibility that some European governments are underplaying the problem secret to protect their beef industry; Economic impact of mad cow disease; Efforts to...
- Food fright. Caira, Rosanna // Foodservice & Hospitality;Jul2003, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p2
Focuses on the impact of mad cow disease or bovine spongform encephalopathy on the beef industry in Canada. Drop in the exchange rate of the Canadian dollar; Banning of meat products in different countries; Failure of the government to recognize that mad cow disease can penetrate in Canada.
- LAST STRAW FOR A SHRINKING INDUSTRY? Meek, Vicky // Accountancy;Aug1996, Vol. 118 Issue 1236, p33
Discusses the effects of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) on the British beef industry. Impact on consumer confidence; Decline in beef sales and consumption before BSE was widely publicized in 1996; Market shrinkage that has led to rationalization among meat processors; Adverse effect of...
- Thick Amid the Beef Scare. Grimm, Matthew // Brandweek;3/8/2004, Vol. 45 Issue 10, p32
Comments on some issues surrounding the beef industry in the U.S. as of March 2004. Description of the Thickburger introduced by CKE chain; Factors that raise the risk of bovine spongiform encelopathy cases; Reason of the U.S. Department of Agriculture for disliking the rapid diagnostic system...
- Let Them Eat Cake. Swientek, Bob // Prepared Foods;Jan2001, Vol. 170 Issue 1, p9
Editorial. Focuses on the proliferation of mad cow disease in European Union member countries. Effects of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) or mad cow disease on humans; Impact of BSE on beef consumption; Actions taken to eradicate the disease.
- Beef growers better at handling PR crisis. // Texas Agriculture Magazine;5/18/2012, p4
The article reports that the bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) of cow in California has shown that U.S. beef industry has become better at communicating with consumers.