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Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE)

Also Known as 'Mad Cow Disease'


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BSE Meetings for Meat Processors

Iowa State University Meat Science Extension, the Iowa Meat Processors Association, and the Meat and Poulty Inspection Bureau of the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship are cosponsoring four meetings for Iowa meat processors to discuss new regtulations that USDA/FSIS has published to further enhance safeguards against BSE. See schedule and locations of the meetings to be held Feb. 10, 11, 12, and 21 in four Iowa cities.

ISU BSE Program Available Online

A TV broadcast bringing together experts from ISU Extension and the Iowa Beef Center originated Jan. 7 from the Extension 4-H Youth Building on the Iowa State University campus. Streaming audio and video versions of this program also are available from the University of Nebraska for viewing on your computer.

Note: RealOne is required for playback of video and audio clips. Free download at



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Last update: November 3, 2004