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    Contributor(s):: Carolyn A Schwarz

    Ten years elapsed from the time the first case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), commonly referred to as "mad cow disease,"' was discovered in Great Britain, until researchers confirmed that BSE was responsible for many human deaths

  2. Animal disease and human trauma: the psychosocial implications of the 2001 UK foot and mouth disease disaster

    Contributor(s):: Mort, M., Baxter, J., Bailey, C., Convery, I.

    The 2001 UK foot and mouth disease (FMD) crisis is commonly understood to have been a nonhuman animal problem, an economic industrial crisis that was resolved after eradication. By using a different lens, a longitudinal ethnographic study of the health and social consequences of the epidemic, the...

  3. Djurens skepnader: Narhet och distans i diskurs och livsvarld

    Contributor(s):: Falkengren, Jutta

  4. Serologic evidence of Brucella and pseudorabies in Mississippi feral swine

    Contributor(s):: Jack, S. W., Cumbee, J. C., Jr., Godwin, K. C.

  5. Foot and Mouth Disease and British agriculture: ethics in a crisis

    Contributor(s):: Mepham, B.

    The 2001 foot and mouth disease outbreak in the UK has had widespread adverse effects on the farming community, the tourist industry, millions of farm animals, the environment, and citizens' quality of life. This report summarizes the course of the epidemic and then questions the ethical validity...

  6. An ethicist's commentary on the case of a veterinarian with a client who has illicitly imported boar semen

    Contributor(s):: Rollin, B. E.

  7. Jun 26 2012

    FAO/OIE Global Conference on Foot and Mouth Disease Control

    Goals of the ConferenceAs agreed during the first Global FMD Conference in Paraguay, the second conference in Bangkok will have a technical session and a second session mainly dedicated to...

  8. Psychological impact of the animal-human bond in disaster preparedness and response

    Contributor(s):: Hall, M. J., Ng, A., Ursano, R. J., Holloway, H., Fullerton, C., Casper, J.

  9. Risk communication, value judgments, and the public-policy maker relationship in a climate of public sensitivity toward animals: revisiting Britain's foot and mouth crisis. (Special issue: Farm animal diseases in context)

    Contributor(s):: Anthony, R.

    This paper offers some suggestions on, and encouragement for, how to be better at risk communication in times of agricultural crisis. During the foot and mouth epizootic, the British public, having no precedent to deal with such a rapid and widespread epizootic, no existing rules or conventions,...

  10. The impact of BSE and FMD on ethics and democratic process. (Special issue: Farm animal diseases in context)

    Contributor(s):: Murphy-Lawless, J.

    The recent crises of BSE and FMD in the United Kingdom have revealed widespread concerns on the part of farmers and consumers about government regulations and handling of animal movements, animal welfare, and food safety. Both crises raised issues of government accountability and the lack of...

  11. Why slaughter? The cultural dimensions of Britain's foot and mouth disease control policy, 1892-2001. (Special issue: Farm animal diseases in context)

    Contributor(s):: Woods, A.

    In 1892, the British agricultural authorities introduced a policy of slaughtering animals infected with foot and mouth disease (FMD). This measure endured throughout the 20th century and formed a base line upon which officials superimposed the controversial "contiguous cull" policy during the...