Canadian officials announced today that another animal has tested positive for BSE. This time it is a 7-year-old animal born in March 1998. That means the animal was born after the ruminant-feeding ban was put in place in 1997. No part of the animal entered the human food chain or animal feed systems.
The infected animal was detected through
The current investigation is independent of the on-going investigation of the positive animal identified earlier this year. For more from the CFIA, go to www.inspection.gc.ca/english/corpaffr/newcom/2005/20050111e.shtml
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