Friday, May 30, 2003

Mad cow disease likely in US cattle

Paris - Mad cow disease has probably infected some American cattle, despite proud claims that herds in the United States are clean, the British weekly New Scientist reports. It asserts this on the basis that a cow with bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) was found in Canada, which has an open trade border with the US and with whom it shares many farming practices and veterinary standards. "If Canadian cattle are infected, it is likely that the disease is also present in the US," New Scientist says >>Full story...

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