Some facts about mad cow disease
While CJD may cause death within a few weeks or months, vCJD patients may linger as long as two years. Q: How are CJD and vCJD treated? A: There is no treatment. These diseases are fatal. Q: How many ... slaughtered cattle. There are no tests for ground ...
100 Million Sharks Killed Every Year, Study Shows On Eve of International Conference on Shark Protection
An estimated 100 million sharks are killed every year around the world, a number that far exceeds what many populations need to recover. The statistical report, compiled by researchers at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada, crunched numbers of ...
Cow Smuggling ... It's How Bangladesh Gets Its Beef
In Muslim majority Bangladesh beef is in ... that 3 out of every 4 cows slaughtered in the country are from India. "In this thriving trade, [herds of] cows worth 50 billion rupees [$920 million] are sent across to Bangladesh every year.
Dead cow carcasses "resurrected" to produce cloned beef
Here's how it works: A large number of cows are slaughtered ... cloned beef. Of course, you'd probably be better off with a predominantly plant-based diet, but that's another article altogether. Cloned beef will NOT be labeled as "cloned" in the USA.
Cattle and beef markets: What’s next?
on January 17. The 5-Market fed cattle price was at 143.98/cwt., up from a December monthly average of $131.78/cwt. This dramatic run in fed cattle and boxed beef markets goes well beyond expectations for this early in the year and leads to the questions ...