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2011-05-25 06:42:03

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have examined the potential for human exposure to prion diseases, looking at hunting, venison consumption, and travel to areas in which prion diseases have been reported in animals. Three prion diseases in particular "“ bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE or "Mad Cow Disease"), variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD), and chronic wasting disease (CWD) "“ were specified in the...

2011-05-23 14:03:05

Study results reported in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have examined the potential for human exposure to prion diseases, looking at hunting, venison consumption, and travel to areas in which prion diseases have been reported in animals. Three prion diseases in particular "“ bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE or "Mad Cow Disease"), variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD), and chronic wasting...

2010-11-22 09:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hunters can help food banks, soup kitchens and pantries feed Pennsylvanians in need by donating deer meat to a statewide distribution network, said Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding today. Redding visited Diller's Custom Deer Processing in Enola, Cumberland County, to promote Hunters Sharing the Harvest, a program that encourages hunters to donate deer for processing into ground venison for the state's hungry residents....

2010-11-15 13:46:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania's only unofficial holiday - the Monday after Thanksgiving, which marks the opening day of the two-week general deer season - will feature nearly 750,000 individuals sporting fluorescent orange and camouflage clothing throughout Penn's Woods, according to Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe. "Pennsylvania's deer season has a dramatic and beneficial effect on the Commonwealth, as it provides...

2010-10-01 07:46:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The state's early firearms antlerless deer seasons - early muzzleloader season, Oct. 16-23, and special firearms season for junior, senior, active duty military and certain disabled hunters, Oct. 21-23 - will soon be here, along with seasons for squirrels and grouse, so there will be plenty of hunting opportunities across the state, according to Carl G. Roe, Pennsylvania Game Commission executive director. Roe noted that these early...


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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
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