Archives for the 'BSE' Category

BSE In Brazil

Open letter: Our demands regarding mad cow disease in Brazil To: Agriculture Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi From: Food Safety Citizens’ Watch January 9, 2013 Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) announced on December 8, 2012 on its homepage that … Read More

Posted February 8th, 2013 in BSE, Food, North-South, Trade

BSE: Keep Strict Rules To Eradicate Mad Cow Disease

Withdraw Plans to Reexamine Japan’s Strict Measures against Mad Cow Disease December 9, 2011 Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) decided on December 9, 2011 to consider reexamining the legal measures against Mad Cow Disease and to ask … Read More

Posted December 20th, 2011 in BSE, Food, FTA, TPP, Trade

100% BSE testing should be continued

We demand that BSE inspection should be continued in 2008 (pdf) CUJ demands that 100% BSE inspection should be continued in 2008. Read the letter to Tokyo Governor Ishihara Shintaro, asking Tokyo to follow Yamagata, Miyazaki and Kyoto Prefecture, and … Read More

Posted June 19th, 2007 in BSE

OIE Rating: The BSE Risk In The US Remains High

CUJ OIE Comments (PDF) On May 20, 2007, the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) classified the United States as a “Controlled Risk” country, together with Canada, Switzerland, Taiwan, Chile and Brazil. This rating was decided at the OIE general … Read More

Posted May 29th, 2007 in BSE

BSE: Statement of Opposition

20 February, 2007 To Mr. Matsuoka Toshikatsu, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries To Mr. Yanagisawa Hakuo, Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare Statement of opposition to the violations against the Japan-U.S. agreement on the import of American beef (age … Read More

Posted March 30th, 2007 in BSE