Mad Cow Disease

Simple Urine Test Could Detect 'Human Mad Cow Disease'

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 04.10.2016 | UK Tech

Scientists have developed a simple urine test to detect CJD or “human mad cow disease”. There is currently no easy way to test the degenerative b...

'Mad Cow Disease' Found In Dead Cow In Wales

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 01.10.2015 | UK

A case of "mad cow disease" has been identified in the body of a dead cow on a farm in Wales, the Welsh government has confirmed. It did not enter...

Should We Be Worried About Eating 'Mad Cow Disease' Lamb?

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Creuzfeldt Jakob Disease (CJD), known more commonly as 'mad cow disease', caused a major scare in the 1990s. But now it's lambs rather than cows that ...

Food for Thought: Celebrating Quality Farm Prodcuts

European Parliament Web Team | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK Politics
European Parliament Web Team

Food scandals, although terrifying, are luckily still a fairly rare occurrence, meaning we are free to enjoy the quality food on offer. From British beef to blue stilton, farmers produce many excellent products that are worth celebrating...

1 in 2000 Brits Could Be Carrying Proteins Linked To Mad Cow Disease

PA | Posted 16.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

One in 2,000 people in the UK carries abnormal proteins linked to variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD) - the human form of mad cow disease, new re...

Vegetarian Has Months To Live After 'Mad Cow' Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Diagnosis

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.08.2013 | UK

A 28-year-old vegetarian has just months to live after being diagnosed with variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) – otherwise known as 'Mad Cow di...

Mad Cow Disease Blood Test 'A Step Closer'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.09.2012 | UK

At the moment only examination of brain issue through a risky biopsy can determine whether someone has Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease – otherwise known a...

David Cameron's Dinners: A Further Five Food-Based Scandals Involving Politicians (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 26.03.2012 | UK Politics

Following the stomach-churning scandal of David Cameron’s Downing Street dinner club, we’ve come to the sweeping and absolute conclusion politicia...

No Gut (Strings) No Glory

Ivan Katz | Posted 01.02.2012 | UK
Ivan Katz

In an effort to prevent another outbreak of Mad Cow Disease, the European Union has recently taken steps to tighten its already strict limits on the use of bovine intestines. This has sparked all sorts of hysteria in the music world. There is a two word reason for this furor: Gut strings.