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Recent Examples on the Web Examples include mad cow disease, scrapie, Kuru, and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. William A. Haseltine, Forbes, 9 June 2022 Shortly thereafter, in January 2002, the Imperial team suggested that up to 150,000 people in the U.K. could die from mad cow disease. Steve H. Hanke, National Review, 30 Mar. 2022 Chronic wasting disease is caused by the same type of particle as mad cow disease, and has been found in a few Utah counties. Jordan Miller, The Salt Lake Tribune, 18 Feb. 2022 In 2022, for the first time the EU will allow farmers to feed insects to pigs and poultry—a reversal of rules that banned feed made from animal remains in the wake of the mad cow disease outbreak in the mid-1990s. Matt Reynolds, Wired, 15 Feb. 2022 Chronic wasting disease is a transmissible spongiform encephalopathy, similar to mad cow disease, scrapie and Creutzfeldt-Jakob. Paul A. Smith, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 18 Dec. 2021 Regulators have yet to approve a live test for CWD, which is similar to mad cow disease. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 13 Oct. 2021 For instance, to guard against mad cow disease, the FDA says donation centers should indefinitely bar donors who spent at least three months in the United Kingdom from 1980 to 1996. Emily Alpert Reyes, Los Angeles Times, 6 July 2021 The US Department of Agriculture confirms the first case of mad cow disease in the United States. Cnn Editorial Research, CNN, 30 May 2021 See More

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1988, in the meaning defined above

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