This up-to-date CD-ROM contains the finest collection of federal documents and international resources available anywhere on the subject of "mad cow" disease, known scientifically as Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), as well as related topics ...
including the fatal human brain disease called new variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (nvCJD). With the announcement by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in late December 2003 of an infected Holstein cow in Washington state, "mad cow" disease is a growing concern in America.
This thoroughly researched collection presents vital information from dozens of authoritative sources: USDA, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Centers for Disease Control (CDC), National Institutes of Health (NIH), World Health Organization (WHO), European Union, and the Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine, along with material from the House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate. Contents include:
USDA News, Technical Briefings; USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service BSE Information and Surveillance Program; USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS); USDA Foreign Agricultural Service - Dairy, Livestock, and Poultry Division; USDA National Center for Import and Export, Veterinary Services.
CDC National Center for Infectious Diseases BSE and CJD (Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease) Information; Travelers' Health Yellow Book with Health Information for International Travel; CDC Vaccine and National Immunization Program (NIP) regarding BSE and CJD.
Food and Drug Administration BSE Information; FDA Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER); FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine.
World Health Organization Communicable Disease Surveillance and Response (CSR) program; European Union and European Commission BSE and Food Safety History and Programs.
NIH National Institutes of Health CJD Information.
Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine (USACHPPM).
Pressure Combined with Heat Reduces Prion Infectivity in Processed Meats.
This CD-ROM has over 28,000 pages reproduced using Adobe Acrobat PDF software - allowing direct viewing on Windows and Macintosh systems, and Reader software is included. Advanced search and indexing features are built into our reproduction, providing a complete full-text index. This enables the user to search all the files on the disk at one time for words or phrases using just one search command! The Acrobat cataloging technology adds enormous value and uncommon functionality to this impressive collection of government documents and material. There is no other reference that is as fast, convenient, comprehensive, and portable!
Our CD-ROMs are privately-compiled collections of official public domain U.S. government files and documents - they are not produced by the federal government. They are designed to provide a convenient user-friendly reference work, utilizing the benefits of the Acrobat format to uniformly present thousands of pages that can be rapidly reviewed or printed without untold hours of tedious searching and downloading. Vast archives of important public domain government information that might otherwise remain inaccessible are available for instant review no matter where you are. This book-on-a-disc makes a great reference work and educational tool. (Material on this disc is also published under another title as ISBN 1592485812.)
Number of pages: 28446
Date of publication: 29/12/2003
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