I met a man named Michael Alpers who studied a similar prion disease (Kuru) in New Guiniea. What he told me scared me.
Read " kuru Wikipedia " not for the faint of heart
All of these prions are similar , and no one knows ( or they are not saying")
If they cross species etc . The incubation period can be long 20yr or so.
Europe had a large exposeer to mad cow in the 1980s , and it is just about time for this to show it self, and in fact they are high in Alzheimer’s type dementia.
Once one infected cow goes through the meat plant,according to Mr, Alpers it cannot be disinfected , and possibly contaminat what follows.
And what did you have for dinner ?
Me ? Venison . From my garden !