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Purdue Animal Sciences

BSE Information Resources

* Sites which seem to be updated frequently, so they would contain the most current information

Purdue articles -
BSE and Indiana
Mad Cow Disease: Is It a Threat to the U.S. Food Supply?

* EDEN - Extension Disaster Education Network - http://eden.lsu.edu/Topics/AgDisasters/BSE/Pages/default.aspx

* Indiana State Board of Animal Health - http://www.state.in.us/boah/

* BSEinfo.org - http://bseinfo.org/

* U.S. Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) - http://www.fsis.usda.gov/Fact_Sheets/Bovine_Spongiform_Encephalopathy_BSE/index.asp

* U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) - http://www.fda.gov/AnimalVeterinary/GuidanceComplianceEnforcement/ComplianceEnforcement/BovineSpongiformEncephalopathy/default.htm

* U.S. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) - http://www.aphis.usda.gov/newsroom/hot_issues/bse/index.shtml

* American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) - http://www.avma.org/

* Canadian Food Inspection Agency - http://www.inspection.gc.ca/animals/terrestrial-animals/diseases/reportable/bse/eng/1323991831668/1323991912972

* Centers for Disease Control (CDC) - http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvrd/bse/

World Health Organization - http://www.who.int/zoonoses/diseases/bse/en/

Article in American Scientist (the magazine of Sigma Xi), July-August 2004 issue - Mad-Cow Disease in Cattle and Human Beings: Bovine spongiform encephalopathy provides a case study in how to manage risks while still learning the facts


Updated 07/13/12