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Suspected coverup of American Mad Cow cases investigated by Canadian Parliament

I do not have cable tv, but it would appear, based on the Internet, that American media sources are burying the story. Time to blow the whistle..

Suspected coverup of American Mad Cow cases investigated by Canadian Parliament

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Suspected mad cow, from a USDA video.



I do not have cable tv, but it would appear, based on the Internet, that American media sources are burying the story. Time to blow the whistle...

<,/blockquote> The following is a link to the television media coverage of these suspected American cases of Mad Cow disease, which given how Americans are probably not seeing the same coverage on their television channels, I post here... Real Media Video Link ... or also in the form of a Quicktime video link... The story is being given headline coverage in Canada, since the last public mad cow case in the United States was blamed on what was called 'an immigrant Canadian Mad Cow'. The two suspected cases predate this incident, and the one cow that was reported, while it was born in Alberta, Canada, then due to the Free Trade Agreement, crossed over to the United States as a young calf, and lived its entire adult life on a Washington State dairy farm. Under 'Free trade' there is no longer any such things as a 'Canadian cow' or an 'American' or 'Mexican' cow, since cows now cross back and forth over the border with even greater ease than people do.

A whistle blower from the USDA has appeared to testify before a Canadian Parliamentary committee, since it would seem that he could not get a hearing before the American Congress or by the American media, so he decided to blow the whistle in Canada.

According to the print story on the CBC News site,

The United States did not properly analyze two suspected cases of mad cow disease in 1997, years before it showed up in Canada and devastated this country's beef industry, a CBC News investigation suggests.

Dr. Masuo Doi (a former USDA vet) ... is now retired and speaking for the first time about his concerns. "I don't want to carry on off to my retirement," he told CBC's Investigative Unit. "I want to hand it over to someone to continue, to find out. I think it's very, very important ... "How many did we miss?"

Documents obtained by CBC show that the samples tested by the department did not contain parts of the animal's brain critical for an accurate diagnosis.

1997 video from New York shows stricken cow

The scientists' comments raise new questions about how the U.S. industry has been able to essentially escape BSE when Canada's much smaller industry, observing almost identical safety and testing practices, has had four cases in the past two years. Part of the answer could be in a slaughterhouse in Oriskany Falls, N.Y., which eight years ago may have become the home of the first American case of mad cow.

The suspect cow was recorded on USDA videotape, which has been obtained by CBC News. CBC News has now learned that key areas of the brain where signs of BSE would be most noticeable were never tested. The most important samples somehow went missing. That information was contained in a USDA lab report that was left out of the documents officially released by the department. It proves that the scientist in charge of the case knew his investigation was limited because of the missing brain tissue.

With questions about the first cow still lingering, a second American cow showed up at the same plant three months later with suspicious symptoms. Videotape of that animal shows its head was bobbing and it was unable to rise to its feet, setting off warning bells for mad cow disease. The second cow's brain was also sent for testing. Officials were later told verbally that the samples had tested negative for BSE. Doi made repeated requests for documentary proof of the negative tests. To this day, he has seen nothing. "How many are buried?" he wonders of other possible cases of BSE in the United States. "Can you really trust our inspection [system]?" For weeks, the USDA told CBC that it had no records for the second cow suspected of having BSE in 1997. Then just a few days ago, it suddenly produced documents that it says proves that a cow was tested and that the tests were negative for mad cow disease. But the documents also prove, once again, that there were problems with the testing. This time, so much brain tissue was missing that it compromised the examination. 2nd suspected mad cow, from a USDA video. The problems were so severe that one USDA scientist wrote that his own examination was of "questionable validity" because he couldn't tell what part of the cow's brain he was looking at.


The story goes on to report a consistent pattern of parts of cow brains mysteriously disappearing before testing. Click the link for the full article, and see the videos for more information, as well as videos of the suspected American mad cows which were somehow given to CBC news investigative reporters.

I have links to quite a few mad cow stories on my web site, since I have been following this issue for years. Really, with something like this, it is just a matter of time for things to unravel and a scandal to unfold, and the longer the delay, the bigger the scandal at the end of it all...

Previous mad cow stories...

Mad Cow U.S.A

Shoot shovel and shut up. Just eat the young mad cows and hide the old ones. A description of North America's official mad cow policy.

Common practice for Ranchers to hide Mad Cow disease.

Peak Oil, Mad Cow, and 9-11 : connecting the dots ... This page describes how after the Washington Mad Cow incident was blamed on Canada, the USDA moved to end all Mad Cow testing in the U.S.A.

Mad Cow "indigenous" to North America Mad cow has home on US ranges International experts say

Mad Deer Disease : SouthWest Wisconsin weeks into program to 'kill every deer'

US Government bans sick cattle from food chain ... If they have some other disease, other than mad cow, then, one assumes, Americans will continue to eat them. This, I suppose, counts as progress.

Mad Cow disease - an agricultural chemical connection?

BSE





10,000 Mad Cow, Mad Pig, Mad Chicken, Mad Fish, Mad Sheep Links 15.Apr.2005 11:34

ARC porkworms@yahoo.com

The US regime is attempting to muzzle the whole world in regards to Mad
Cow. Ann Veneman from the American Meat Institute went to the USDA
and is now head of UNICEF. John Bolston, meat lobbyist, has been
nominated to the ambassador's post. In addition, Wolfowitz, war architect,
is heading the World Bank. The World Health Organization has just
sent flu sample Pandora Boxes around the world to 18,000 labs around
the world. With cattle parts fed to chickens in factory farms and
bone meal fed to factory farmed fish, God is stepping up the pressure
on vegan diet transition.



10,000 LINKS ON THE EMERGING MAD COW STORY

JBO: You mean I'm only paying for chicken but I'm getting beef?
Response to news of pig and cow prions in chickens fed parts
of those animals




Dozens of Mad Cow links

 http://www.rense.com/health/madcowdata.html

Irish Food Safety Authority finds chicken prions from being fed pig or cow prions.  http://www.fsai.ie

ORGANIC CONSUMERS  http://www.organicconsumers.org/madcow.htm many
articles

KUCINICH ASKS EU TYPE MAD COW TESTING  http://www.kucinich.us

7000 Mad Cow articles.. lately coopted by meat industry.... good
archives  http://www.mad-cow.org


Mad Deer  http://www.maddeer.org cervine spongiform encephalopathy

Howard Lyman's monthly newsletter  http://www.madcowboy.com
 http://www.egroups.com/messages/mad_cowboy

American Jnl of Epidemiology on gelcap Mad Cow lawsuits
 http://www.rense.com/health/gelcaps.htm

Montana Lab Kills Primates in Mad Cow research

 http://engforum.pravda.ru/showthrea...?threadid=61657



USDA: don't ask don't tell (re Mad Cow)  http://www.vegsource.com

MANGANESE BONDS WITH PRIONS TO FORM BOVINE SPONGIFORM ENCEPHALOPATHY
 http://www.rense.com/general6/bse.htm

UPI: USDA refused to release Mad Cow records and cannot document
that 20,000 cows were tested stevemitchell@s...
 http://www.upi.com
 http://www.upi.com/print.cfm?StoryI...21-102924-4786r
(Lyman and Oprah Winfrey won a lawsuit against Amarillo cattlemen)
 http://www.maddeer.org  http://www.pcrm.org
Nobel Laureate prion discoverer warns about continuing Mad Cow
 http://www.nytimes.com/2003/12/25/national/25WARN.html?
Test Cows Now  http://www.testcowsnow.com
Join & Post Articles  http://www.egroups.com/messages/madcow1
Mad Pig PSE Porcine Spongiform Encephalopathy mad scientists
have created Mad Pig in labs  http://www.thepigsite.com
Mad Milk: the book Mad Cow and Milkgate
 http://k0swi.microlnk.com/4SALE/INV...0COW%20DISEASE%
20BOOK.htm
How Mad Cow becomes Mad Milk
 http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk_news/s...,351415,00.html
 http://www.notmilk.com  http://www.milksucks.com
7000 VEGAN MD'S SAY AVOID ANIMAL PRODUCTS  http://www.pcrm.org
PONIES AND HORSES VICTIMIZED BY MAD COW PROFITEERS
 http://www.rense.com/general6/bsee.htm
BRITISH PHYSICIANS ASKED TO MUZZLE TRUTH ABOUT MAD COW IN BLOOD
SUPPLY
 http://www.rense.com/general5/cjconcerns.htm
MANURE CAN SPREAD MAD COW
 link to www.rense.com
BONE MEAL ON FLOWERS CAN SPREAD MAD COW
The British Horticultural Soc published that several rose fanciers
using bone meal on their blooms contracted BSE, Mad Cow.
MEAT RECALLS A SMALL FRACTION OF THOSE WHICH SHOULD HAVE BEEN
 http://www.fsis.usda.gov/OA/recalls/rec_intr.htm
BONE MEAL IN COMMERCIAL PET FOODS CAN CAUSE MAD COW
 http://www.pcrm.org  http://www.vegancats.com
VACCINES CONTAINING MAD COW PRIONS
 http://whyfiles.org/012mad_cow/
COSMETICS.. AVOIDING MAD COW
 http://www.egroups.com/messages/vegan_cosmetics
THE PIG SITE  http://www.thepigsite.com listed research
on labs (such as in Edinburgh) where infected sheep brains are
kept and transmitted by needle and food to captive animals.
BLOOD FED TO CALVES
 http://www.organicconsumers.org/madcow/GregerBSE.cfm
KIRO on feeding downer cows to other cows
 http://www.kirotv.com/station/2249324/detail.html
pagewanted=print&position=
FDA on blood supply dangers

 http://www.fda.gov/bbs/topics/NEWS/2001/NEW00768.html
UDDER DENIAL MAD COW IN THE FRIDGE
 http://www.home.earthlink.net/~astrology/udder.htm

COULD ORGANOPHOSPHATES PLAY A ROLE IN MAD COW?



 http://www.rense.com/general7/disea.htm



TOXIC ATKINS DIET  http://groups.msn.com/toxicatkins/1.msnw
TOXINS IN ALL FLESH.. SANE COWS OR MAD PIGS

 http://www.egroups.com/messages/bloodsweatandtears/57

CORRELATION BETWEEN ANIMAL ABUSE AND VIOLENCE

 http://www.egroups.com/messages/teachnonviolence/270

HEALTHIEST DIET, MOST NONVIOLENT, MOST REFORESTING  http://spot.acorn.net/fruitarian

HOW TO MAKE THE CHANGE

 http://www.peta.net vegetarian starter kit

 http://www.meatout.org

 http://www.ivu.org

RECIPES

 http://www.ivu.org/recipes

 http://www.vegweb.com/food

 http://www.vrg.org/recipes

 http://www.vegsource.com/recipe

What Do Religions Say?

Christian

 http://www.christianveg.com

 http://www.thenazareneway.com

 http://www.jesusveg.com

 http://www.all-creatures.org

 http://groups.msn.com/christianveg

 http://groups.msn.com/catholicveg

 http://www.adventist.org

 http://www.compassionatespirit.com

Jewish

 http://www.jewishveg.com

 http://www.egroups.com/messages/jewishvegans

Hindu

 http://www.hindu.org

 http://www.vahini.org/downloads

 http://www.sathyasai.org

Buddhist

 http://www.plumvillage.org

Islamic

 http://www.islamicconcerns.com

 http://www.egroups.com/messages/drbashiruddin/1

online book by Muslim vegetarian

WAR IS BAD FOR EVERYONE'S HEALTH

 http://indymedia.org

 http://www.amnesty.org

 http://www.wewantkucinich.com

 http://www.fcnl.org

 http://www.peacenow.org

 http://www.nonviolence.org

 http://www.mfso.org

 http://www.veteransforpeace.org

HEALTH LINKS

 http://www.iahf.com

*Ann Veneman Secretary til January of the USDA was trained by

Lyng of the American Meat Institute

 http://www.cs.unc.edu/~barman/vegetarian.html