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Old 09-10-2006, 11:07 AM
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breyers classic heavenly hash ice cream is my new obsession
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Old 09-10-2006, 02:58 PM
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What flavor is that? Generally I think potatoes when I see hash....
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Old 09-10-2006, 03:00 PM
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pototos,yum
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Old 09-17-2006, 04:16 PM
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giardia, what do you mean when you say...

"when Bovine ... bend the wrong way?" i don't get that
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Old 09-17-2006, 05:18 PM
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giardia, what do you mean when you say...

"when Bovine ... bend the wrong way?" i don't get that
Mad cow disease is caused by a protein that is not in the right shape, (i.e. is not folded right) and when they come into contact with properly shaped/folded proteins they cause them to change to the wrong shape/folding, this is an infectious form of protein called a prion. Mad cow disease is a bovine (cow) brain prion/protein. It can potentially infect humans as well since we have a very similar brain protein that can be effected by it. There are human prions too and ones in other animals. They tend to not transmitt between humans too much because we do not normally eat the infected tissue, which is generally brain or spinal tissue, though some cultures consider this a treat and then there was that cannible tribe one went through...
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Old 09-17-2006, 05:57 PM
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mad cow prion.it was in the news last year.i forget why.
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Old 09-17-2006, 06:20 PM
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mad cow prion.it was in the news last year.i forget why.
There have been several scares of it since it can potentially infect people, whenever they find an infected cow here it goes all over the news and there is a big fuss to trace where it came from.
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Old 09-17-2006, 06:21 PM
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lol, you talking about MAD COW? WELL, what does it evern do to you???
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Old 09-17-2006, 06:36 PM
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i dont know.......
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Old 09-17-2006, 06:37 PM
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lol... i am to lazy to look it up... actually, i wuold but it's b/c i have a project for school i am doing wright now...
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