November 1998 News
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BSE and CJD News for November 1998

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

30 Nov 98 --CJD Watch goes operational
25 Nov 98 --Pentosan: new drug hope for CJD?
30 Nov 98 --MAFF Goes to the Dogs ... a Play in Three Acts
30 Nov 98 --BSE fibrils found in 19 hunting dogs
29 Nov 98 --Threats to meat inspectors
11 Nov 98 --Surgeon killed by CJD-infected growth hormone
27 Nov 98 --Beef-on-the-bone ban may be lifted
30 Nov 98 --Beef dishes making their way back to British menu
30 Nov 98 --BSE fears lead to ban on British spleens
30 Nov 98 --Surge in Irish BSE cases

23 Nov 98 --Hurdles in way of beef exports
24 Nov 98 --Destruction of cattle must continue
23 Nov 98 --France says ``thanks, but no thanks'' to British beef
23 Nov 98 --Safety-conscious Germans will still shun beef
23 Nov 98 --Scientists question decision on British beef
14 Nov 98 --Hard to swallow: BSE screening implications
20 Nov 98 --Germans will test 5000 cows
23 Nov 98 --Britain counts human, financial cost of BSE
24 Nov 98 --Mad cow fear leads U.K. to destroy donated blood
23 Nov 98 --MAFF obstructed dialogue during BSE crisis
20 Nov 98 --BSE Inquiry enters criminal phase
19 Nov 98 --Cautious optimism that beef ban will end

13 Nov 98 --Pig feed rules may ban use of animal remains
16 Nov 98 --American veterinarians pressured by USDA to falsify records
12 Nov 98 --Mums-to-be risk mad cow disease from blood product
16 Nov 98 --More BSE in France, Belgium
17 Nov 98 --Beef on the bone charge hotelier to stand trial
17 Nov 98 --Link found between well-done meat and breast cancer
18 Nov 98 --Thatcher and Major called to `mad cow' probe
18 Nov 98 --EU plans risk-based controls on mad cow disease
11 Nov 98 --Minister speaks candidly
20 Nov 98 --Nine out of 10 Thanksgiving turkeys are contaminated

12 Nov 98 --Mad cow 'risk to 80,000 pregnant women'
12 Nov 98 --Colorado CJD tragedy and CWD concerns
03 Nov 98 --US, Canada researchers pool efforts on live scrapie test
04 Nov 98 --EU ban to stay, briefly, on British beef
11 Nov 98 --EU thinking compared to Alice in Wonderland
05 Nov 98 --EU scientists cautious about CJD risks from blood
06 Nov 98 --British Cattle Movement Service (BCMS) opened
06 Nov 98 --FDA concerns over regulated products administered to humans.
10 Nov 98 --MAFF chief can't recall bungling and cover-up of BSE crisis
08 Nov 98 --Surgical instruments could pass CJD between patients
10 Nov 98 --BSE probe reveals gaps in Dutch livestock register

13 Nov 98 - Supply of blood puts women at CJD risk
13 Nov 98 - Major rejected appeal for BSE public inquiry
12 Nov 98 - MPs told of CJD fear over pregnancy jab
12 Nov 98 - Dobson foiled by computer crash
08 Nov 98 - Surgical instruments could pass CJD between patients
07 Nov 98 - Public may have been misled on beef threat
06 Nov 98 - Advisers clash over BSE
31 Oct 98 - 'Spin-doctoring misled public in BSE crisis'
29 Oct 98 - Medical chief 'forced to say beef was safe'
29 Oct 98 - Scientists find method to screen all sheep for BSE
27 Oct 98 - London to get research centre to lead the fight against CJD
27 Oct 98 - Parents fear passing CJD to children
27 Oct 98 - BSE families attack Government's 'cavalier' attitude to care
27 Oct 98 - Families urge better care for CJD victims
26 Oct 98 - Families describe CJD horror
25 Oct 98 - Blood products ban to curb CJD
25 Oct 98 - Families want early care fund for CJD victims
23 Oct 98 - Scientists find method to screen all sheep for BSE
22 Oct 98 - Data on BSE 'blocked by secrecy'
22 Oct 98 - BSE official hits back at Calman
21 Oct 98 - Government 'had no plan to cope with BSE disaster'
20 Oct 98 - Former chief vet refuses to hand over BSE tape

26 Oct 98 --Relatives at Inquiry recall trauma of deaths by mad cow disease
26 Oct 98 --Relatives tell of UK CJD deaths trauma
25 Oct 98 --CJD families call for care programme
27 Oct 98 --Living agony of the CJD victim relatives
27 Oct 98 --Families tell of BSE shock
26 Oct 98 --Taiwanese eat raw brain from living endangered macaques
28 Oct 98 --EU eases beef on bone restrictions
28 Oct 98 --Blair stalls on food safety agency
28 Oct 98 --Portugal blasts EU Commission ban of beef
28 Oct 98 --BSE officials operated in secrecy, say watchdogs

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