The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has confirmed the diagnosis of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in a mature bull from
Preliminary information indicates that the age of the animal falls well within the age range of previous cases detected in
An epidemiological investigation directed by international guidelines is underway to examine what the animal was fed early in its life and to identify its herdmates at the time. All findings will be publicly released once the investigation concludes.
The finding of a mature animal should not impact
The animal was identified at the farm level by the national surveillance program, which has detected all cases found in
Canadian Food Inspection Agency