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  1. Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (Alzheimer's Association)  
    ... type of CJD to consumption of beef from cattle whose feed included processed brain tissue from other animals. Symptoms This slide shows ...
  2. ... to the feed ban prohibit the use of brain and spinal cord from cattle 30 months of age and older for use ... any known tests to detect the disease in cattle? A. Currently, there is no test ... examination of brain tissue or by the detection of the abnormal ...
  3. Risk for Travelers (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... as “high-infectivity” and “lower infectivity” tissues of cattle with BSE (3). The high-infectivity tissues include the brain, spinal cord, retina, optic nerve, and dorsal root ...
  4. Mad Cow Disease (Nemours Foundation)  
    ... Disease? Mad cow disease is an incurable, fatal brain disease that affects cattle. Different versions of the disease can affect certain ... highest risk of containing BSE-causing proteins — the brain and spinal cord — ... the use of any high-risk cattle materials in the feed of any animal. In ...
  5. What's Mad Cow Disease? (Nemours Foundation)  
    ... to stores. There are rules against using the brains or spinal cords from cattle to make food products. These parts of cows ...
  6. Mad Cow Disease (For Parents) (Nemours Foundation)  
    ... is bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) . While BSE affects cattle, different versions of the disease can affect certain other animals, like goats and sheep. BSE is an incurable fatal brain disease. It is called mad cow disease because ...
  7. Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Fact Sheet for Healthcare Workers and Morticians From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)  
    ... disease (bovine spongiform encephalopathy or BSE), a deadly brain disease- similar to CJD-that affects cattle. While there is still no definitive evidence for ...
  8. Types of Dementia (Alzheimer's Association)  
    ... mammals. Variant CJD (“mad cow disease”) occurs in cattle, and has been transmitted to people under certain circumstances. Symptoms: Rapidly fatal disorder that impairs memory and coordination and causes behavior changes. Brain changes: Results from misfolded prion protein that causes ...
  9. Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy: Production and Inspection (Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service)  
    ... determine whether the animal is eligible for slaughter. Cattle that show signs of systemic illness and disease are condemned and not allowed into the human food supply. The brains from animals that exhibit signs of neurological impairment ...
  10. ... spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), or mad cow disease, in cattle.. Scientists have associated the accumulation of these clusters with tissue damage that leaves sponge-like holes in the brain. “This exciting advance, the culmination of decades of ...
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