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BSE

bovine spongiform encephalopathy: a fatal slow-developing disease of cattle, affecting the nervous system. It is caused by a prion protein and is thought to be transmissable to humans, causing a variant form of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
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To an outsider the BSE seems to works in a world where authorities are very focused on control, making it difficult for investors and management.
BSE and S&P Dow Jones Indices announced on February 19, 2013, a strategic partnership to calculate, disseminate, and license the widely followed suite of BSE indices.
Meanwhile, Finance Minister, Simeon Djankov, distributed an official statement of approval and support of the decision to turn BSE into a public company, saying the move is the key to making the Exchange transparent, increase interest towards the capital market and reinstate the trust in the latter.
The BSE is a world-class bourse and one of the most experienced in the region,' said Citigroup head of direct custody and clearing Lee Waite.
This agreement marks the beginning of a fruitful relationship between BSE and GCC, where the company will provide its technologically advanced services," said GCC general manager Ali Al Laith.
This merger has allowed BSE to extend its product offering and is now positioning itself to offer an extensive range of accredited educational programmes, according to Nick Hearn, CEO of BSE.
LGC's investment reflects the company's recognition of the need for a BSE laboratory near Exeter in anticipation of the legislative changes made in December 2008 by Defra, that now require the meat industry to pay for the BSE tests.
However, we have a long way to go before we can achieve the next status level of 'negligible' as this will require us to be 11 years from the birth of the last BSE case, currently 2014.
Noting that many other countries test large numbers of healthy-appearing cattle for BSE at slaughter, Judge Robertson suggested that USDA's stated concerns about the conclusions consumers might draw from private BSE testing were not within USDA's statutory areas of responsibility.
cattle population will provide a reference framework for researchers to use in analyzing PRNP sequences from cattle afflicted with BSE.
These changes have come as the European Food Safety Authority's (EFSA) biological hazards panel has launched a public consultation on further revising how it advises the European Commission on attributing BSE risk status to countries worldwide.
To view the analysis, along with a summary report on the BSE enhanced surveillance program, go to http://www.