Mad cow, BSE, sheep scrapie, chronic wasting disease in deer and elk… this type of disease is not nearly as rare as they’d like us to believe… are people paying attention?  Meat eaters?  Hunters?

Health officials confirm Texas death as fourth case of mad-cow related disease

Links for details about Creutzfeld-Jakob variant:

CDC’s vCJD Fact Sheet

WHO Creutzfeld-Jakob variant page

Chronic wasting disease in deer has been found in Minnesota, not far from here:

Chronic Wasting Disease in Minnesota Deer


Mandatory testing of deer is required in DNR Permit Area 602:



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