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# bse - Thursday 18 October, 2018

Explainer: What is BSE - and should we be concerned about this Scottish case?

A case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) has been confirmed on a farm in Aberdeenshire

Case of BSE - or 'Mad Cow Disease' - confirmed in Scotland

BSE caused an agricultural crisis in the 1990s, but cases now are relatively rare.

# bse - Monday 16 April, 2018

After 18 years, China has opened its markets to Irish beef

Chinese demand for meat has quadrupled in the last three decades.

# bse - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Case of BSE found in Irish cow - but 'no public health risks'

The animal’s carcass will be incinerated.

# bse - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Case of BSE identified in dead cow in Wales

It did not enter the food chain.

# bse - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Explainer: What is BSE - and should we be concerned about this case?

Where does BSE come from? Is there any risk to humans? Why is this case generating such attention? And what’s the possible damage to business?

Classical BSE found in Louth dairy farm cow was 'an isolated case'

Test confirmed the recent case, the Department of Agriculture said today.

# bse - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Here's everything you need to know about business this week

Everyone was talking about mad cows, free trade and tattooed workers.

# bse - Friday 12 June, 2015

Poll: How do you feel about Irish beef? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How do you feel about Irish beef?

A fresh case of BSE emerged in Co Louth yesterday.

'How does a five-year-old cow have BSE?' - Simon Coveney

The agriculture minister has confirmed that Ireland’s international beef status will most likely be downgraded after the discovery of a cow with BSE on a farm in Louth.

# bse - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Suspected BSE case is '80% likely' to test positive for the disease

If it’s confirmed, it will be the first case of BSE found in Ireland since 2013.

# bse - Friday 20 February, 2015

After 15 years, China has lifted its ban on Irish beef

But hold on, more inspections are still needed.

# bse - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Norway detects "probable" case of mad cow disease

The strain of the disease is different to the one found during the British 1990s epidemic.

# bse - Monday 10 June, 2013

Column: Growing distrust towards European regulators shows we need evidence-based policy making

The BSE crisis in the UK, the tainted blood scandal in France and the recent horse meat fiasco are just some of the scandals that have hit Europe. But the response to public outcry, unfortunately, usually throws science out the window, writes Prof Rangar Lofsted.

# bse - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

The Evening Fix... now with added emos.

Here’s the things we learned, shared and loved today.

# bse - Saturday 10 March, 2012

US decision to review beef bans welcomed

“This will pave the way for allowing access for EU and Irish beef to the very valuable US market,” said the Minister for Agriculture.