TITLE

USDA confirms second case of BSE

PUB. DATE
July 2005
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press;7/6/2005, Vol. 32 Issue 17, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the threat of mad cow's disease continues to vex health inspectors, tilt the beef trade industry and strain international trade relations with the Far East. The tension was heightened in recent days when the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)announced that a second case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy, or mad cow's disease, was confirmed after two conflicting test results. USDA Secretary Mike Johanns said the third conclusive test was conducted at a laboratory in Weybridge, England.
ACCESSION #
17550341

 

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