Florida cow is country’s 6th case of BSE

Image/werner22brigitteThe cow appears to have spontaneously developed a case of Atypical BSE, which is not contracted through feed. Also, the cow never entered the food chain.

A six year old mixed-breed beef cow in Florida has tested positive for atypical H-type Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today. This is the nation’s 6th detection of BSE.

The animal never entered slaughter channels and at no time presented a risk to the food supply, or to human health in the United States, officials note.


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