A confirmatory test on a four-year-old dairy cow for bovine spongiform encephalopathy came back positive for BSE last week.
Given the animal’s age, it would have been exposed to BSE after the implementation of
Secretary of Agriculture Mike Johanns has dispatched an expert from USDA to participate in the investigation.
For more information go to: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/corpaffr/newcom/2006/20060713e.shtml
CFIA, The Globe and Mail.com, USDA