It's crazy

MacKenzie, Debora
March 1999
New Scientist;03/06/99, Vol. 161 Issue 2176, p16
Reports on Switzerland's change in rules for testing cattle for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) after finding a high incidence of infection in dead cows sent to be incinerated. Likelihood that infected meat will enter the human food chain; Comments by Markus Moser of Prionics, the company that developed the prion test for the cattle; Farmers' claims that cow death was not due to BSE so the entire herd would not have to be killed; BSE statistics.


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