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From: TSS ()
Subject: Re: McDonald's Corp. seven scientists and experts and a pharmaceutical supplier Seriologicals Corp. U.S. NOT PROTECTED AGAINST MAD COW DISEASE
Date: January 27, 2006 at 8:18 am PST

In Reply to: Re: McDonald's Corp. seven scientists and experts and a pharmaceutical supplier Seriologicals Corp. U.S. NOT PROTECTED AGAINST MAD COW DISEASE posted by TSS on January 14, 2006 at 7:09 am:

----- Original Message -----
From: "Terry S. Singeltary Sr."
To:
Sent: Friday, January 27, 2006 10:23 AM
Subject: Re: McDonald's Corp. seven scientists and experts and a pharmaceutical supplier Seriologicals Corp. U.S. NOT PROTECTED AGAINST MAD COW DISEASE


> ##################### Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy #####################
>
> hi karin,
>
> i see today there is finally a link up and pdf is there ;
>
>
> http://www.fda.gov/ohrms/dockets/dockets/02n0273/02n-0273_emc-000134-02.pdf
>
>
> AND this old one i forgot to post from the 7 scientists (AN INTERESTING
> VERSION, you might want to download this one...TSS)
>
>
> http://www.fda.gov/ohrms/dockets/dockets/02n0273/02n-0273-EC244-Attach-1.pdf
>
>
> and how oblivious can some of these folks be ;
>
>
> Chairman: B. D. Meador Members: Billie Hurt
> Vice-Chainnan: Frank Smith Tommy Long
> Secretary: Randy Harston William McClure
> Treasurer:: Maxie Brown Dist. A&. Sec.: Linda Smith
>
> snip...
>
> I feel there is no need for additional feed restrictions based on current
> compliance. The current nmrinant to ruminant
> feed ban created in 1997 has been in force longer than most living animals
> and within two years will have survived all
> living cattle. The current USSDA Surveillance Program clearly shows we do
> not have a BSE risk to the United States
> cattle populations and support the data of the Harvard Risk Analysis Study.
> The FDA must maintain its regulatory
> decisions based on science, not political or international trade influence
>
> snip...
>
>
> http://www.fda.gov/ohrms/dockets/dockets/02n0273/02n-0273-c000523-vol40.pdf
>
>
>
> they have no idea, or they are bought and paid for by your local cattle
> dealers/buyers/feeders/packers etc. etc.
>
>
>
> oblivious members of USA congress on mad cow, one of the reasons the agent
> continues to spread ;
>
>
> http://www.fda.gov/ohrms/dockets/dockets/02n0273/02n-0273-c000518-01-vol40.pdf
>
>
>
> brain dead feeders, want brain dead consumers
>
> American Feed Indusuy Association
> Comments to FDA on Docket 2002N-0273
> December 19,2005
> 192 1 TO 13018276870 rj. 04,'04
> 4
> concerns as are scientiIically justified through previous actions banning
> the use of SRMs and
> downers in the food supply and related products.
>
> In summary, AFIA generally supports FDA’s proposed rule, but believes the
> proposal
> should be amended to allow in animal feed brains and spinal cords from dead
> and nonambulatory
> cattle less than 30 month of age.
>
> FDA should pursue testing methodologies to detect
> B/SC in feed. The rendering industry should be required to keep additional
> records, and
> rendering industry customers shouId not have a duplicative recordkeeping
> burden. FDA and
> other federal agencies, in concert with state and industry interests, must
> address and develop
> practical and responsible alternatives and funding for disposal of
> additional carcasses and SRM
> material produced under this proposal.
> AFL4 appreciates the opportunity to offer these comments.
> Sincerely,
> Richard Sellers
> Vice President, Feed Control & Nutrition
> American Feed Industry Association
> 1501 Wilson Blvd., Suite 1100
> Arlington, VA 22209
> 703/524-0810
>
>
> http://www.fda.gov/ohrms/dockets/dockets/02n0273/02n-0273-c000482-vol40.pdf
>
>
> NCBA in short ;
>
>
> snip...
>
> Summary
> The NCBA has and remains completely dedicated to following a science and
> risk analysis based
> program to prevent the introduction, amplification and spread of BSE.
> However, at this time,
> more than 15 years of action, information and analysis, and in particular
> data from the expanded
> BSE surveillance program indicate that no data exists to support the FDA
> altering the existing
> feed regulations.
>
> snip...
>
>
> http://www.fda.gov/ohrms/dockets/dockets/02n0273/02n-0273-c000500-01-vol40.pdf
>
>
>
> Darling International
>
> snip...
>
> Darling supports science-based rulemaking to address animal health issues.
> Based on results of the enhanced BSE surveillance program administered by
> APHIS, however, BSE is not an animal health issue in the United States and
> additional safeguards, such as those proposed, are not necessary to further
> protect animal health. ...
>
> snip...
>
>
> http://www.fda.gov/ohrms/dockets/dockets/02n0273/02n-0273-c000462-01-vol39.pdf
>
>
>
> North American Spray Dried Blood and Plasma Producers
> Division of Dockets Management
> (HFA-305)
> Food and Drug Administration
> 5630 Fishers Lane, Room 1061
> Rockville, MD 20852
> Response to Docket No. 2002N-0273, Proposed Rule Substances Prohibited From
> Use in Animal
> Food or Feed
> Executive Summary
> The North American Spray Dried Blood and Plasma Producers Association agrees
> with the
> conclusion of the FDA that there is no scientific evidence to suggest that
> BSE infectivity is
> present in bovine blood. Banning the use of bovine blood or blood fractions
> in ruminant
> rations will not reduce the risk of exposure of humans or animals to BSE
> infectivity. Animal
> health will be compromised if the use of bovine blood or blood proteins in
> ruminant feeds is
> restricted..........
>
> snip...
>
>
> http://www.fda.gov/ohrms/dockets/dockets/02n0273/02N-0273-EC202-Attach-1.pdf
>
>
> TSS



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