Mad Cow Disease

Why stuck fermentations are like Mad Cow Disease

seattlepi.com (blog) | Fri, 05 Sep 2014 10:03:45 -0700

Yes, prions, best known by nearly everyone as the infective agent in bovine spongiform encephalopathy, more fondly known as Mad Cow Disease. Briefly, bacteria are producing some kind of small signaling molecule that provokes Saccharomyces cerivisiae ...

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State: Recalled beef was handled improperly

Press Herald | Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:51:35 -0700

Additon said a recall of meat for possible mad cow disease contamination was rare, if not unprecedented, in Maine, which is home to about 10 slaughterhouses, all considered small compared to facilities in the Midwest. Maine's slaughterhouses handle ...

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A link between mad cow and winemaking?

Science AAAS | Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:11:29 -0700

But sometimes, bacteria can send signals that trigger prions—infectious, misfolded proteins infamous for causing mad cow disease in humans—to replicate on the yeast's cell membranes. The prions interfere with the glucose repression process, enabling ...

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Mad cow disease hearing date

Spalding Guardian | Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:22:30 -0700

A Pinchbeck slaughterhouse company has been accused of failing to take a brain stem sample to test for mad cow disease (BSE – bovine spongiform encephalopathy) in 2012. Neerok Ltd, of Brunel Road, Wardentree Industrial Estate, entered no plea when ...

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