The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has confirmed an atypical case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) in an approximately five-year-old or old beef cow at a slaughter plant in South Carolina. BSE is a neurologicContinue Reading USDA announces case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy in South Carolina beef cow
Oysters from Ireland have been linked to illnesses in Hong Kong. In other news from the region, China is lifting a 2020 ban on beef exports due to BSE this week.
The Centre for Food…Continue Reading Irish oysters blocked in Hong Kong; beef exports to China resume
The United Kingdom has exported £19 million ($25.9 million) worth of red meat to the United States in the first year since a ban on beef was lifted.
Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC)…
Continue Reading UK’s red meat exports to United States hit $25 million after ban lifted
The Philippines has temporarily banned beef exports from the United Kingdom because of a case of classical Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), also known as mad cow disease.
The Department of Agriculture suspension covers the import…
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One case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) has been detected in a cow on a farm in England.
The animal died and has been removed from the farm in Somerset, according to the Animal and…
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The first shipment of beef from the United Kingdom to the United States in more than 20 years was dispatched this week.
The U.S. market had been closed to EU beef since January 1998, when…
Continue Reading UK beef exports to U.S. restart after two decades
Nearly eight out of 10 adults in the United Kingdom admit to taking food safety for granted according to a survey.
The online analysis of more than 2,100 U.K. adults this month looked at people’s…
Continue Reading Poll finds food safety mostly taken for granted in UK
Eight new trade concerns on food safety, animal and plant health were raised at the latest meeting of a World Trade Organization (WTO) committee.
The Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Measures also discussed 16…
Continue Reading U.S. raises 1 out of 8 food safety trade concerns at WTO meeting
Brazil officially reopened it’s market to fresh American beef in August 2016 because of the United States’ classification by the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) as a negligible risk country for BSE.
The sixth case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy, or BSE, during the past 15 years in the United States has been identified in a 6-year-old mixed breed beef cow in Florida. The positive test for so-called…
Continue Reading USDA confirms sixth case of Mad Cow disease in past 15 years