Published in Blood Weekly, October 18th, 2001
DISE will be funding a research study to clean the meat and plasma (blood) supply of scrapie infectivity, the agent believed to cause transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs). The most commonly known TSEs are, bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in cattle, (commonly known as mad-cow disease), scrapie in sheep, chronic wasting disease (CWD) in wild deer and elk, and Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) in humans.
A technology based on exposure to ultra-high pressure pulses has been shown to disinfect all conventional...
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