Sources of further information and advice

Meat processing/meat waste

www.geosp.uq.edu.au/emc/CP/Res/Red_Meat/Meat_Manual.pdf www.fpfaraday.com/Files/Waste+Report+Printed.pdf www.defra.gov.uk/animalh/by-prods/FormerFoodstuffs/guidance_dispffs. pdf

www.dwaf.gov.za/Documents/Policies/WDD/AbattoirWasteHandling_ Disposal.pdf

Government/regulatory bodies

Canadian Food Inspection Agency - http://www.inspection.gc.ca/

European Food Safety Authority - http://appl.efsa.eu.int/

Food Standards Agency (FSA) (UK) - http://www.foodstandards.gov.au/

• FSA BSE overview site - http://www.food.gov.uk/bse/what/about/ report

• FSA BSE controls page - http://www.food.gov.uk/multimedia/pdfs/bse-leaflet.pdf

Food Standards Australia New Zealand - http://www.foodstandards.gov.

US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) - http://vm.cfsan.fda.gov/

• USFDA - http://www.fda.gov/oc/opacom/hottopics/bse.html

• USDA BSE page - http://www.fsis.usda.gov/Fact_Sheets/Bovine_ Spongiform_Encephalopathy_BSE/index.asp

• USDA-FSA site on BSE - http://www.fas.usda.gov/dlp/BSE/bse. html#BSE%20Information%20Sites

WHO Food Safety site - http://www.who.int/foodsafety/en/

• WHO BSE page - http://www.who.int/zoonoses/diseases/bse/en/

World Organization for Animal Health - http://www.oie.int/eng/en_index. htm

Legislation on BSE

EU legislation - http://www.who.int/zoonoses/diseases/bse/en/ European Commission - summary of TSE law - http://europa.eu.int/comm/ food/food/biosafety/bse/roadmap_en.pdf

US Federal Meat Inspection Act - http://www.fsis.usda.gov/Regulations_ &_Policies/FMIA/index.asp

Other organizations with information on BSE

Leatherhead Food International (UK) - http://www.foodsafetytoday.com/ National Renderers Association (US) - http://www.renderers.org PrionData.org - http://www.priondata.org

The British Medical Journal's variant Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease collection - http://bmj.com/cgi/collection/mad_cow

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