Canada 9th BSE case blamed on feed

27-03-2007 | |

Canada’s ninth case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), announced in February, was most likely caused by suspect feed, according to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.

The CFIA said in a statement that the latest case did not indicate an
increased risk of BSE, or bovine spongiform encephalopathy, in Canada.
The
eighth case of BSE, found on August 9 on a commercial beef cow on a farm in
northern Alberta, Canada was also most likely caused by feed
ingredients.

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