Neil Mermelstein

Neil H. Mermelstein

Secretary of Agriculture Ann M.Veneman at a press conference on November 30, 2001, announced that the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture has released a comprehensive study by Harvard University that claims that the risk of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) occurring in the United States is extremely low.

BSE is a chronic, degenerative neurological disorder of cattle that belongs to a family of diseases known as transmissible spongiform encephalopathies. Also included in that family of illnesses is vC…


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Editor Emeritus of Food Technology
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Neil Mermelstein