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Sunday, 29 July, 2001, 23:26 GMT 00:26 UK
BSE


Beef on bone 'still a risk'
The Chief Medical Officer will reportedly warn the government beef on the bone still poses a risk to the public and that the ban must stay.
Beef cut 'Bring back the beef'
Local councils are being urged to put British beef back on the menu for school dinners.
Health expert reassures over CJD spread
The government's chief medical officer says measures are in place to protect the public against the spread of CJD through routine operations, following publication of new research.
Minister ignored officials
Former Tory Agriculture Minister John Macgregor has told the BSE inquiry he went beyond scientific advice and banned beef offal from all human food.
Beef on bone risk 'diminished'
Scientists who advised the government to ban beef on the bone have said that the risk has "diminished considerably".
Clarke hits back at BSE claims
Former Health Secretary Kenneth Clarke has told the BSE inquiry that although there was some Whitehall in-fighting over the issue, it was not to blame for the mad cow disease crisis.
Medical officer tells of BSE secrecy
Former Chief Medical Officer Sir Donald Acheson has told the BSE inquiry he was "kept in the dark" by the Agriculture Ministry during the beef crisis.
Former medical boss was 'kept in the dark'
Britain's former Chief Medical Officer will tell the BSE inquiry next week how he was kept in the dark by the last government at the height of the crisis over Mad Cow Disease.
Consumer groups attack 'BSE secrecy'
The BSE inquiry has been told of bitter disputes between the government and consumer groups in the early stages of the beef crisis.
CJD families' plea on care
The families of some of those who died of the human form of "mad cow" disease say they were let down by the Health Service.
Ministry 'unscientific' over BSE
A former Cabinet scientific adviser accuses the Agriculture Ministry of political motives in its handling of the crisis over mad cow disease.
Former chief vet holds back BSE tape
Britain's former chief vet refuses to allow the BSE inquiry access to a taped interview of his thoughts about the government's handling of "mad cow disease".
BSE: the cattle killer
BSE very nearly destroyed the British beef industry. Especially when a link was made to a human form of the disease, Creutzfeldt -Jakob Disease (CJD).
Public 'misled over BSE'
Former Chief Medical Officer Sir Kenneth Calman has told how the public were misled about the threat of mad cow disease.
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