December 1998 News
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BSE and CJD News for December 1998

15 Dec 98 -- Bayer Withdrawing Blood Products due to theoretical CJD risk
16 Dec 98 -- Utah donor, 29, spurs blood quarantine
05 Dec 98 -- Mandatory reporting of CJD: - open letter to Utah Bureau of Epidemiology
17 Dec 98 -- Hogg calls colleagues 'disorderly rabble'
15 Dec 98 -- EU Delays Animal Parts Ban
20 Dec 98 -- Bad news on game farm elk CWD
15 Dec 98 -- BSE in vaccines
19 Dec 98 -- Canada imposes blood quarantine on Utah plasma
24 Dec 98 -- Canadian Health Department releases blood that had been quarantined
19 Dec 98 -- U.S. could block British blood over mad cow
20 Dec 98 -- Hemophiliacs urge ban on blood donation by travelers to Britain
22 Dec 98 -- Foie gras to be outlawed
30 Dec 98 -- MAFF to kill 12,000 badgers over cattle tuberculosis

10 Dec 98 -- Opinion on the safety of tallow derived from ruminant tissues
11 Dec 98 -- Scientific report and opinion on the safety of gelatine

15 Dec 98 - Medicines 'greater BSE risk than beef'
08 Dec 98 - Gummer unrepentant on feeding daughter a hamburger
07 Dec 98 - Sharp rise in BSE cases on the continent
07 Dec 98 - Ban antibiotics in all farming
07 Dec 98 - CJD epidemic won't happen, say scientists
03 Dec 98 - Ban on offal went beyond official advice
01 Dec 98 - Dorrell was 'let down' on BSE offal ban
01 Dec 98 - BSE warning was poor, says Dorrell
01 Dec 98 - Former Health Secretary tells BSE inquiry of confusion over advice
01 Dec 98 - Minister tells of BSE 'thunderbolt'
30 Nov 98 - Beef Safety Advice Could Have Been Clearer - Dorrell
28 Nov 98 - Whitehall turf wars did not affect BSE policy, says Clarke
26 Nov 98 - Cystitis drug may help to prevent CJD
24 Nov 98 - Fear factor lingers as beef ban ends
24 Nov 98 - Currie flays Tory record over 'classic case for compensation'
24 Nov 98 - Destruction of cattle must continue
24 Nov 98 - Inadequate ministers 'caused deaths'
24 Nov 98 - Currie renews attack on Tory handling of mad cow crisis
24 Nov 98 - Beef ban to be lifted in the spring
24 Nov 98 - Farmers face a bumpy ride to market
23 Nov 98- Currie Demands Compensation For 'mad cow' Victims
23 Nov 98 - Beef Ban Lifted
22 Nov 98 - Hogg: Major ignored me on BSE
19 Nov 98 - Who will give evidence next
19 Nov 98 - History of mistakes and delays
19 Nov 98 - Currie condemns Tory 'incompetence' on BSE
19 Nov 98 - Currie attacks 'incompetent' Tory handling of BSE crisis
19 Nov 98 - Currie attack on 'crass' food safety

07 Dec 98 -- nvCJD cases reach 34
11 Dec 98 -- I believed BSE experts', says Bottomley
07 Dec 98 -- Two new CJD-related websites
02 Dec 98 -- EU vets reject stricter mad cow controls
18 Dec 98 -- Meeting: Possible deferral of blood or plasma donors
27 Nov 98 -- Book review: The Trembling Mountain. Kuru, Cannibals, and Mad Cow Disease
07 Dec 98 -- Gummer explains his advice on beef safety
11 Dec 98 -- Beef safety compromised, says former CMO
07 Dec 98 -- CJD epidemic won't happen, says electrical engineer
11 Dec 98 -- Nothing yet totally kills mad cow agent - expert

21 Mar 97 -- Growing Pains: first person account of growth hormone
11 Dec 98 -- Mad cows and English PR men: restoring confidence in beef
01 Dec 98 -- Why Tories chose low-key start to BSE crisis
30 Nov 98 -- Did Ties To Alzheimer's Test Maker Sway NIH Report?
30 Nov 98 -- More mad cows in France
02 Dec 98 -- I defied scientists on bse to protect public, says MacGregor
01 Dec 98 -- As U.K. 'Mad Cow' export ban ends, Portugal's begin

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