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Social considerations 2
 

Health and safety stories do not usually get
into the press, unless there is a big explosion
or accident.

Day to day ill health is largely overlooked.

Look at the difference between how people reacted to BSE and asbestos.

graphic image: a mad cow

BSE

50 people died by the year 2000 of CJD (Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease) that may be attributable to BSE.

This produced a worldwide ban of British beef.

Search Dept of Health site for Fact File on CJD Dept of Health logo

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