A quarantine placed on two California farms under investigation for mad cow disease has been lifted, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Friday.
Two farms have been quarantined by the U.S. Department of Agriculture as the agency continues to investigate last month's discovery of mad cow disease at a California dairy farm.
Is the testing process for mad cow disease adequate? CNN's Brian Todd reports.
The first U.S. case of mad cow disease in six years sparked fears of illness that prompted two South Korean retailers to suspend the sale of American beef.
The first U.S. case of mad cow disease in six years sparked fears of illness that prompted at least one major South Korean retailer to suspend the sale of American beef.
Elizabeth Cohen reports on the confirmed case of "mad cow" disease in California.
The nation's fourth case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), sometimes referred to as "mad cow disease," has been confirmed in a dairy cow in central California, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Tuesday.
A Spaniard has died from the human form of mad cow disease, the fifth such death in Spain since 2005, the Ministry of Health said in a statement late Friday.
The mother of a Spanish man who died from the human form of mad cow disease has also died from the illness, Spain's Ministry of Health says.
The mother of a Spanish man who died from the human form of mad cow disease has also died from the illness, Spain's Ministry of Health said Wednesday.
The first shipment of U.S. beef under a controversial import deal arrived in South Korea on Tuesday, state media reported.
Protesters against the importation of American beef to South Korea clash with police in Seoul.
CNN's Sohn Jie-Ae looks at how some members of the media fueled the mad cow fears in South Korea.
South Korean President Lee Myung-bak named three new cabinet ministers Monday in the continuing fallout from his controversial policy to renew U.S. beef imports, the Yonhap news agency reported.
Tens of thousands of South Koreans were demonstrating Saturday on the streets of the capital to protest the government's decision to import what they say is unsafe U.S. beef.
South Korean police raided the offices of civic groups that have led weeks of protests against a government plan to resume U.S. beef imports
Thousands of protesters battled riot police in downtown Seoul early Sunday morning after a rally opposing South Korea's decision to import U.S. beef turned violent. More than 100 were wounded, the state news agency reported.
South Korean protesters clashed with police, hours after the secretary of state vouched for the health of U.S. cattle.
America's chief diplomat found herself vouching for the purity of U.S. cattle Saturday, wading into a bitter South Korean trade dispute
South Korea's government said Wednesday it would resume imports of American beef this week, hoping to move on from a crisis that battered the pro-U.S. administration with weeks of anti-government protests over food safety.
South Korea is lifting the ban on U.S. beef imports, but with restrictions. CNN's Sohn Jie-Ae reports
President Bush is traveling to Japan early next month for a summit of leading industrialized nations, but is skipping for now a widely expected stop in South Korea
Strict inspections will be in place when South Korea resumes importation of U.S. beef, following a public outcry over concerns about mad cow disease.
All U.S. beef exported to South Korea will come from cattle less than 30 months old, officials said Saturday, in a deal made to placate South Korean protesters
South Korean President Lee Myung-bak announced the replacement of seven top aides Friday in the midst of a public outcry over government plans to resume U.S. beef imports.
South Korean President Lee Myung-bak delivered his second apology in a month Thursday over his handling of plans to resume U.S. beef imports.
South Korean President Lee Myung-bak plans to shake up his cabinet this week after massive protests, triggered by a deal his government reached to resume U.S. beef imports, the state news agency reported Monday.
Massive protests over U.S. beef prompted South Korea's Cabinet's offer to resign. CNN's Sohn Jie-Ae reports.
The South Korean trade minister plans to meet with his U.S. counterpart this week and may announce more negotiations on a deal that has imperiled the South Korean government, state media reported Thursday.
iReporters David and Jennifer Lane share video of anti-U.S. protesters in Seoul, South Korea.
No U.S. beef will exported to South Korea until the countries agree on limiting shipments to meat from cattle of a certain age, South Korea's agriculture minister said Tuesday.
South Korea is delaying its planned resumption of U.S beef imports in the face of mounting protests, state media said Monday.
Police in South Korea detained more than 200 protesters Sunday who clashed with officers over the country's decision to open its market to most U.S. beef, state media said.
South Korea will open its market to most U.S. beef, a senior government official said Thursday, according to state media.
South Korea's president has apologized on national television for failing to take on board concerns in his country about mad cow disease.
The Bush administration on Friday urged a federal appeals court to stop meatpackers from testing all their animals for mad cow disease, but a skeptical judge questioned whether the government has that authority
South Korea agreed to resume U.S. beef imports that had been halted over mad cow disease, clearing a key hurdle to a broader trade deal with Washington
South Korea agreed to resume U.S. beef imports that had been halted over mad cow disease, clearing a key hurdle to a broader trade deal with Washington just hours before the countries' leaders were to meet Friday
Last weekend's 143 million-pound beef recall -- the largest in U.S. history -- was initiated not simply because cattle that couldn't walk made it into the U.S. food supply, but because they weren't reinspected after becoming immobile.
Foot and Mouth disease in UK
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, cutting short his holiday retreat to deal with an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease, said on Saturday the government would act decisively and promptly to contain, eradicate and identify the source of the disease.
Scientists worked Saturday to trace the source of a foot-and-mouth disease outbreak on an English farm, a development that prompted the European Union to ban livestock imports from Britain, an official said.
The U.S. Agriculture Department on Saturday said it has banned pork and pork products from Britain due to the outbreak of foot and mouth disease on a farm west of London.
The Bush administration said Tuesday it will fight to keep meatpackers from testing all their animals for mad cow disease
Canadian health officials said Thursday that tests have confirmed a seventh case of mad cow disease, in a 50-month-old dairy cow from Alberta.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Wednesday an agreement has been reached with Japan to restart U.S. beef exports, pending planned inspections of meat-processing plants by Japanese officials, the Nikkei reported.
British beef producers are beginning their long battle to win back European Union customers after a decade-old export ban was officially lifted.
The Canadian government said Sunday that it has confirmed a case of mad-cow disease in a cow in British Columbia.
One of at least two calves born to an Alabama cow with mad cow disease will be tested for evidence of the fatal, brain-wasting disease, the state's agriculture commissioner said Friday.
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Japan has halted the import of U.S. beef after an animal spine was found in a shipment at Tokyo International Airport, sparking new concerns over possible tainted meat less than two months after a previous ban was lifted.
Japan halted the import of U.S. beef Friday after animal spines were found in three boxes of frozen beef at Tokyo International Airport and asked U.S. officials to explain what happened.
The Japanese government will lift its two-year ban on U.S. beef as early as Monday, according to a published report.
Federal health authorities are investigating another possible case of mad cow disease in a U.S. cow, the Department of Agriculture's chief veterinarian said Wednesday.
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The cow confirmed last week to be infected with mad cow disease was 12 years old and lived its entire life in Texas, according to John Clifford, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's chief veterinarian.
A ranch or a family farm might not immediately come to mind when thinking of terrorist targets. But an attack on U.S. agriculture could cause enormous damage to the economy. And that is the aim of "agroterror."
Montana's Democratic governor thinks it "makes no sense" that the United States can import "cattle, hogs and logs" from Canada -- but not cheaper prescription drugs.
A Japanese man who died in December is believed to be the first person in Japan to die of the human variant of mad cow disease, Japanese Health Ministry officials said.
Canadian officials said Monday their nation's beef supply is not threatened by a dairy cow in Alberta that tested positive for mad cow disease.
President Bush on Wednesday said that the United States and Canada share a special kinship and thanked Canadians for the hospitality they showed thousands of American travelers in the immediate aftermath of the September 11, 2001, attacks.
President Bush dismissed concerns Tuesday about strained ties between the United States and Canada, thanking those Canadians who turned out to wave "with all five fingers" during his first official visit.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is investigating an inconclusive test result for mad cow disease, the agency announced Thursday.
Further testing is being conducted on the carcass of an animal that showed inconclusive results for mad cow disease in initial tests, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Friday.
Charlene Singh, the only U.S. resident thought to have the human form of mad cow disease, or variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD), died Sunday morning.
It's official; Alan Greenspan has pronounced the death of deflation. We have nothing to fear from falling prices. Whew, that's a load off your mind, huh?
Every cow in the United States may someday have a unique ID number.
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New research suggests that the human form of mad cow disease may be transmitted through blood transfusions.
Reopening the export markets for U.S. beef in the wake of the mad cow discovery last month is a "top priority," Secretary of Agriculture Ann Veneman said Tuesday.
News that Orchid BioSciences was selected to provide DNA testing for a large-scale, Canadian pork traceability program sent the biotech's shares more than 8 percent higher Tuesday.
Chicken waste, restaurant scraps and blood products are to be banned from cattle feed as part of new measures to protect Americans from mad cow disease, the Food and Drug Administration announced Monday.
Best earnings season in a decade. Ho-hum.
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DNA tests verify "with a high degree of certainty" that the cow in Washington state found to have mad cow disease originated from a dairy farm in Alberta, Canada, USDA chief veterinarian Ron DeHaven said Tuesday.
At 24, Charlene should be finishing up her master's degree or taking other steps to plan her future. Instead, she's become a statistic.
U.S. officials this week will kill about 450 bull calves, including the offspring of a dairy cow that tested positive for mad cow disease last month, the Agriculture Department said Monday.
Cattle prices rose Friday for the first time since the first case of deadly mad cow disease was discovered in the United States two weeks ago.
A third U.S. cattle herd in Washington state has been quarantined as a result of the first U.S. case of mad cow disease, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Friday.
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