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The scandal of the OP poisoning is very much back in the news, largely thanks to the determination of campaigners such as Tom Rigby and Brenda Sutcliffe, and in Parliament, the efforts of the Countess of Mar, Lord Tyler, Lord Rooker and, more recently, Andy Burnham.

April 27th 2015 ~ "The fact that the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) was aware as far back as 1991 of the health risks associated with organophosphate use is shocking..."

February 28th 2015 ~ John Humphrys mentioned sheep dip poisoning at the NFU conference: "I know people that have been affected".

February 28th 2015 ~ Publication of the HSE report means toxic effects were recognised in 1990 even though ignored since.

February 17th 2015 ~ Organophosphates (OPs) A new "Sheep Dip Sufferers Support Group" has been brought to the attention of MPs ...
... I know of farmers who can't go into a shippon where OP fly strips are in
use without getting a headache after a very few minutes. ... - 5k - Cached - Similar pages

BSE Inquiry / Statement No 23 Scheduled to give evidence on 02/04 ...
... he felt that my "description of mad cows and warble fly to organophosphates compounds
is ... changes associated with the TSEs as similar to OP poisoning, chronic ... - 37k - Cached - Similar pages

... Somerset organic farmer Mark Purdey, whose controversial theories linking OP use
to ... is a threat to human health from the OPs." Organophosphates were originally ... - 5k - Cached - Similar pages

After survival comes getting on with life again
... in chemicals used in sheep dips, he has concluded that organophosphates might not ...
Legal claims for compensation for OP or sheep dip poisoning have been almost ... - 9k - Cached - Similar pages

Muckspreader 5 nov 03
... early 1990s, when it first emerged that thousands of farmers were suffering appalling
ill-health after treating their sheep for parasites with OP-based sheep ... - 5k - Cached - Similar pages

The BSE Inquiry / Statement No 23A (supplementary) Mr Mark Purdey ...
... application of a specific type of systemic pour-on OP, phosmet, whose ... his paper
recognising neurotoxic disease that multiple types of syndrome can develop ... - 81k - Cached - Similar pages

21st century superbug
... Panic: Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) is the 'killer bug' that has now
affected 3947 people in 27 countries. ... Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome,. ... - 44k - Cached - Similar pages

The Prof. Gabriel Horne report on the origins of BSE and the ...
... eg by erroneously considering an "OP only" cause, or a "manganese only" cause ,
whilst failing to consider the synergistic outcome when both of these tenets ... - 15k - Cached - Similar pages

Letter from Mark Purdey to the 'Farmtalking' forum 12 July 2004
... In fact, many farmers , plus myself included, had noticed this curious bone wastage
syndrome that seemed to run in tandem with the progression of BSE. ... - 7k - Cached - Similar pages

Hard evidence has been amassed which indicates that vCJD and BSE ...
... 1986, the infamous novel neurodegenerative syndrome , BSE and vCJD ... trials demonstrated
that the OP altered the ... such as the systemic organophosphates (head lice ... - 69k - Cached - Similar pages

scrapie - dissenting voices
... Dissenting voices. ... Organophosphates, BSE, CJD, Scrapie, Prions, Chronic Fatigue
Syndrome, Pesticides, Industrial Pollutants, Metals, Soils, Diet. Alan ... ... - 59k - Cached - Similar pages

Dissenting voices.
... Mad Cows & vCJD CJD alert investigates organophosphates. ... to use phosnet -- a blend
of organo-phosphates and base ... deep-burrowing larvae meant OP toxins affected ... - 66k - Cached - Similar pages

inbox new
... between Gulf War Syndrome and OP poisoning are ... about its lack of responsibility over
organo-phosphates as it ... denied the very existence of Gulf War Syndrome. ... - 101k - Cached - Similar pages

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... Milk Marque was a farmer owned co-op with 39% market share. ... Small dairy farmers to
the largest dairy farmer in Britain, Farmcare (the Co-op) are going under. ... - 77k - Cached - Similar pages

depleted uranium
... military." November 17 2004 ~ Gulf War Syndrome - What are
the possible causes? "Exposure to ... insecticides, the ... - 20k - Cached - Similar pages ...
... Mr. David Drew (Stroud) (Lab/Co-op): I am sure that the hon. ... Another example of a
plant disease is sudden oak death syndrome or phytophthora ramorum, as it is ... - 101k - Cached - Similar pages

Blair's Betrayal - Part 1
... way. Iraq has in fact demonstrated over and over a willingness to cooperate
with weapons inspectors." (op., cit, p.25). Ritter argues ... - 31k - Cached - Similar pages

Mark Purdey
... Since 1986, the infamous novel neuro-degenerative syndrome , BSE and ... eradication
programme using systemic organo dithio-phosphorus (OP) insecticides - toxic ... - 49k - Cached - Similar pages

The WASTING LANDS - the CWD epidemic in deer
... It is a traditional variant of the spongiform encephalopathy (TSE) range of diseases;
a previously unheard of neurodegenerative syndrome made famous by the ... - 26k - Cached - Similar pages

... role of science in government. BSE and issues of inter-departmental interest had.
been raised eg Gulf War Syndrome. FMD had not been discussed, although Dr. ... - 22k - Cached - Similar pages
... Further studies are not funded. And also: (10). 'A number of researchers have found
that organophosphate (OP) in systemic warble fly insecticide can deform the ... - 39k - Cached - Similar pages

The Times Magazine: 6/5/00
... as the Duke of Edinburgh, who has allegedly been asking MAFF since 1991 why it has
approved the use of OPs which have been linked to Gulf War syndrome and to ... - 11k - Cached - Similar pages

... cell. The carcasses are still left in the working cell, spewing out prions
& organo phosphates with their Grade 1 Toxic Waste. Foot ... - 4k - Cached - Similar pages

Muckspreader 15 August 02
... One of these held that nitrates were responsible for a very rare condition known
as blue baby syndrome (last case in Britain was in 1950). ... - 5k - Cached - Similar pages

The Case Against ‘The Mendip Wind Monster’
... It is not surprising that the most vehement critics of the ‘Emperor’s new clothes
syndrome’ of wind-energy include some of our leading environmentalists ... - 6k - Cached - Similar pages

Fallen Stock
... David Taylor (North-West Leicestershire) (Lab/Co-op): I congratulate the Minister
on the time, effort and ingenuity that he and his officials have put into the ... - 24k - Cached - Similar pages

SDC Network 1998
... Slides taken from cattle postmortems in 1985 by MAFF in 1985, and known as
“Pitsham Farm Syndrome “ were subsequently identified as BSE. ... - 18k - Cached - Similar pages

Heart of Galloway - FMD Support Group
... In the Distillery and Dome (Open 10-4) Galloway Wine - McGregors Oatcakes - Loch
Arthur Dairy Produce - Stan Drewery's Honey - Merricknits Co-op - Cream o ... - 9k - Cached - Similar pages

Published Friday, October 22nd, 2004
... In perhaps the best op-ed so far focusing on the differing American policy choices
given peak oil, including the grab the oil policy, Robert Freeman delineates ... - 8k - Cached - Similar pages

Dear supporter
... ASDA 0500 100 055 Co-op (CWS) 0800 317 827 Iceland Foods 01244 842 842 Marks & Spencer
0207 268 1234 Safeway 016722 712 899 Sainsbury's 0800 636 262 Somerfield ... - 6k - Cached - Similar pages

Bullying at Defra
... on to remove him. He, like so many others in the aftermath of FMD suffers
from Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome. He was so distressed ... - 4k - Cached - Similar pages

White House braced for latest assault by hardback
... claim in his State of the Union address, Mr Wilson revealed his trip to Niger and
his conclusion to the Independent on Sunday and then in a signed op-ed piece ... - 15k - Cached - Similar pages

Mark Purdey's explanation of the origins of BSE is gathering ...
... While the use of organophosphates and the emergence of BSE did appear to overlap,
the story began to look more complicated. He decided to start again. ... - 10k - Cached - Similar pages

Protection for British Livestock and Farmers news
... NZ as "part of us") but I just don't understand how it can be more viable to transport
onions 11,000 miles as opposed to 5. Also noticed Co-op frozen chips ... - 5k - Cached - Similar pages

Study expected to show SARS death-rate higher than previously ...
... His comments came as officials announced the deaths of a further three people from
severe acute respiratory syndrome, which has killed at least 281 people and ... - 7k - Cached - Similar pages

I was disturbed to read a recent article in Farmers Weekly about ...
... much needed funds for pursuing the alternative research lines, as well as prohibiting
the entry of the BSE causal agent - systemic organo phosphates and rogue ... - 5k - Cached - Similar pages

Protection for British Livestock and Farmers news
... The Co-operative Group ( the Co-op supermarket is part of this) is giving £250,000
over the next 12 months to the venture through Co-operative Action. ... - 101k - Cached - Similar pages

No-one will insure GM crops
... Time and time again, farmers have borne the brunt of someone else’s mistakes
or short-cuts – BSE, organophosphates, salmonella etc. ... - 11k - Cached - Similar pages

Expert witnesses aren't what they seem - and I should know
... Something like this might have happened in the Sally Clark case to Professor Sir
Roy Meadow, the man who discovered Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy, the pattern ... - 8k - Cached - Similar pages

inbox email
... which knew that this apparently laudable blow for animals welfare would result in
their selling gallons [sorry, litres] of organophosphates insecticide to the ... - 4k - Cached - Similar pages

inbox email
... In fact, when I think about the 25% mark-up over-and-above AWG's invoices he receives
(AWG is the wholesale co-op for nearly all the grocers in this part of ... - 3k - Cached - Similar pages

Studies at King's College, London, under the supervision of Prof. ...
... which caused "CJD" in some patients, "Growth Hormone Preparations" were contaminated
with denatured human brain tissue which caused an EAE-like syndrome in some ... - 16k - Cached - Similar pages

calls for an inquiry
... all know has taken place". March 1 02. Number 10's philosophy - irritable male
syndrome. Telegraph. By Alice Thompson ....He has condoned ... - 101k - Cached - Similar pages

Horse Exports
... Mr. David Drew (Stroud) (Lab/Co-op): I thank the hon. Gentleman for allowing me
to intervene before he moves on. I entirely support what he and the hon. ... - 98k - Cached - Similar pages

Lies, damned lies and Blair's brand of pure showmanship
... Indeed it is almost a syndrome, as anyone will testify who has wasted months, sometimes
years, of his life supporting someone who turns out to have been off ... - 11k - Cached - Similar pages

... (Unknown) numbers of people committed suicide and may still do so as a result of
Post-traumatic Stress Syndrome, further damage was done to the already fragile ... - 101k - Cached - Similar pages

... Such large co-op structures can strike a fair balance between the interests of the
producers and other actors in the food chain, and are perhaps the best way ... - 23k - Cached - Similar pages

Institute of Science in Society Open Letter from World Scientists ...
... Eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome and tryptophan production : a cautionary tale ... 34 Firbank,
LG Dewar, AM, Hill, MO, May, MJ, Perry, JN, Rothery, OP, Squire, GR and ... - 40k - Cached - Similar pages

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... of Post-traumatic Stress Syndrome, further damage was done to the already
fragile rural infrastructure, and the Treasury received ... - Similar pages

... move has done little to change the creature's habit of mind—stubborn and unreceptive,
as it showed itself to be in the matter of organophosphates, which was ... - 101k - Cached - Similar pages

INBOX warmwell April - Mid August 2004
... first Gulf war yesterday called on British researchers to join the hunt for reliable
brain scans and other tests." Guardian Gulf War Syndrome, so steadfastly ... - 101k - Cached - Similar pages

New science advisory council for DEFRA
Back to website
modload&name=News&file=article&sid=548. New science advisory ... - 7k - Cached - Similar pages

Animal Health Bill
... If there is something called the precautionary principle, why did neither Government
take organophosphates off the shelf when they were making so many people ... - 101k - Cached - Similar pages

News Archive part one
... Our results support the hypothesis that organophosphates contribute to the reported
ill health of people who dip sheep." Some campaigners against OP dips, such ... - 101k - Cached - Similar pages

about warmwell
... that may explain why the 1986 outbreak of BSE in Europe – largely confined to the
UK – emerged in those areas where high doses of an OP insecticide had ... - 101k - Cached - Similar pages

Animal Health Bill
... Everyone will say that we knew that all along. We were in favour of the exchange
rate mechanism until we came out of it; it is that syndrome. ... - 93k - Cached - Similar pages

Animal health 2003
... In response to concerns that this might represent a new syndrome, a questionnaire
survey of practising veterinary surgeons was conducted throughout the UK in ... - 101k - Cached - Similar pages

Here is your Smallholders Online newsletter no. 64
... company ACMC have raised concerns about what action can be taken to prevent the
new American strains of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome taking a ... - 81k - Cached - Similar pages
... to a toxic combination of factors" (including) " the widely used copper-chelating
organo dithiophosphate (OP) insecticides and the fall out of radioactive ... - 101k - Cached - Similar pages

other news archive
... It is a very serious incident." The campaigner is mostly known for her stalwart
attitude against chemical poisoning from organophosphates which she believes ... - 101k - Cached - Similar pages

TSE (England) Regulations 2002
... The Countess of Mar: My Lords, I apologise for interrupting the noble Baroness.
BSE is also declining because we no longer pour organophosphates on cattle. ... - 101k - Cached - Similar pages

Extracts from the speeches of some of the speakers in the Second ...
... really looked for it". My goodness me, how many times have I expressed that
thought in relation to organophosphates? However, in the ... - 101k - Cached - Similar pages

Protection for British Livestock and Farmers news
... them in the frame for causing the disease in humans" To add to the urban terror
we read: "In rare cases it can trigger Guillain-Barri syndrome, a condition ... - 101k - Cached - Similar pages

Labour Party Rural Conference 2002
... the conference was supported by a wide range of government ministers, MPs,
representatives from the Co-op and trade union movements and business people. ... - 6k - Supplemental Result - Cached - Similar pages

News just in
... of infection, infectious virus disappears from all secretions and excretions with
the exception, in ruminants, of those of oesophageal/pharyngeal (OP) origin. ... - 48k - Supplemental Result - Cached - Similar pages

From Jane at the Farmtalking website:
... Individual susceptibility (for the same reason that some succumb to flu while others
don't), combined with factors such as OP's that may act as adjuvants ... - 24k - Supplemental Result - Cached - Similar pages

David G
... a supermarket. The only people who should be selling outside a co-op are
the producers with a niche market of their own. The rest ... - 29k - Supplemental Result - Cached - Similar pages

A most interesting contribution forwarded by Betty in Holland:
... The clinical syndrome in deer was somewhat variable but, in general, severity of
the ... risk for BSE and which denied that there was a problem with OP sheep dips? ... - 34k - Supplemental Result - Cached - Similar pages
... quickly. ASDA 0500 100 055 free phone. Co-op (CWS) 0800 317 827 free phone.
Iceland foods 01244 842 842 no free phone, will call you back. ... - 4k - Supplemental Result - Cached - Similar pages ...
... of EU chemical use, it is estimated, will take 100 years, yet without any requirement
that obviously toxic products, such as organo-phosphates, should be ... - 15k - Supplemental Result - Cached - Similar pages


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... butyrylcholinesterase (BChE), which are responsible for inactivating organophosphates,
and the levels were particularly low in those with syndrome 2. Mutation ... - 26k - Cached - Similar pages

Lancet report backs sheep dip campaign
... She has collected an enormous amount of information on organophosphates not only
from Britain, but round the world, can argue on level terms with OP medical or ... - 6k - Cached - Similar pages

The Mark Purdey page on warmwell
... Purdey found himself on the front page of The Times and was inundated with letters
from farmers who suspected that OP pesticides and fungicides had wrecked ... - 17k - Cached - Similar pages

From the farmtalking forum. November 13 2004 Mark Purdey writes:
... The worst innaccuracy involved the claim that warble fly treatment with OPs had
ceased in 1982, when , in truth, the twice annual compulsory OP warble fly ... - 8k - Cached - Similar pages