ARCHIVE: BSE: Glossary

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ABPO - Animal By-Products Order
AHDO - Animal Health Divisional Office
AHO - Animal Health Office

BAB - Born After the (feed) Ban
BARB -
Born after the revised ban
BAS - Beef Assurance Scheme
BBSRC - Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
BCMS - British Cattle Movement Service
BIP - Border Inspection Post
BSE - Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy
BVA - British Veterinary Association

CBRD - Cattle Birth Record Document
CCD
- Cattle Control Document
CCR - Consultative Committee on Research
CHS - Certified Herd scheme
CID - Cattle Identification Document
CII - Cattle Identification Inspection
CJD -
Creutzfeldt-Jacob Disease
CNS
- Central Nervous System
COPA -
Committee of Agricultural Organisations in the European Economic Community
CPAS
- Calf Processing Aid Scheme
CSF - Cerebro-Spinal Fluid
CTS -
Cattle Tracing System
CVL - Central Veterinary Laboratory
CWD
- Chronic Wasting Disease

DARD - Department of Agriculture and Rural Development - Northern Ireland
DEFRA - Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
DH/DoH - Department of Health
DTI - Department of Trade and Industry
DVM - Divisional Veterinary Manager
DVO - Divisional Veterinary Officer

EBL - Enzootic Bovine Leukosis
EC - European Community
ECJ - European Court of Justice
EEC - Committee of Agricultural Organizations in the European Economic Community
ELISA- Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
EU - European Union

FSA - Food Standards Agency
FSE - Feline Spongiform Encephalopathy
FVO - Food and Veterinary Office

GATT - General Agreement on Trade and Tarriffs
GB - Great Britain
GSS - Gertsmann-Staussler-Scheinker syndrome

HMG - Her Majesty's Government

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IA - Impact Assessment
IAH -
Institute for Animal Health
IBEA - Intervention Board Executive Agency
IMP - Indicative Market Price

LASSA - Licensed animal slaughter and salvage association
LVI - Local Veterinary Inspector

MAFF - Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
MBM - Meat and Bone Meal
MEP - Member of the European Parliament
MHS - Meat Hygiene Service
MLC - Meat and Livestock Commission
MMBM - Mammalian Meat and Bone Meal
MRC - Medical Research Council
MRM - Mechanically Recovered Meat

NAWAD - National Assembly for Wales Agriculture Department
NFU - National Farmers Union
NI - Northern Ireland
NSP - National Scrapie Plan

OC - Offspring Cull
OCDS
- Older Cattle Disposal Scheme
OIE - Office Internationale des Epizooties
OP - Organophosphates
OPSI - Office of Public Service Information
OTMS - Over Thirty Months Slaughter scheme

PrP - Prion Protein

RBSE - Reported Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy cases
RDSE - Research and Development on Spongiform Encephalopathy
RIA - Regulatory Impact Assessment
RL - Regional Laboratory
RPA - Rural Payments Agency
RSC - Regional Service Centre
RSCRAP - Reported Scrapie cases

SAF - Scrapie Associated Fibrils
SBM - Specified Bovine Material
SBO - Specified Bovine Offal
SCS - Selective Cull Scheme
SE - Spongiform Encephalopathy
SEAC - Spongiform Encephalopathy Advisory Committee
SEERAD - Scottish Executive Environment and Rural Affairs Department
SERAD - Scottish Executive Rural Affairs Department
SG - Scottish Government
SI - Statutory Instrument
SR - Statutory Regulate
SRM - Specified Risk Material
SSC - Scientific Steering Commitee
SVC - Standing Veterinary Committee
SVS - State Veterinary Service

TB - Tuberculosis
TCI - Temporary Committee of Inquiry
TME - Transmissible Mink Encephalopathy
TSE - Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy

UK - United Kingdom
UKASTA - United Kingdom Agricultural Supply Trade Association
UKRA - United Kingdom Renderers Association

vCJD - variant Creutzfeldt-Jacob Disease
VFS - Veterinary Field Service
VIC - Veterinary Investigation centre
VLA - Veterinary Laboratories Agency

WAG - Welsh Assembly Government
WHO
- World Health Organisation
WTO - World Trade Organisation

Page last reveiwed: September 10, 2006
Page last modified: 11 November 2009