TITLE

Cow exhumed for age determination

AUTHOR(S)
Hollis, Paul L.
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press;4/5/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 10, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the investigation being undertaken by Alabama officials on a confirmed incident of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), more commonly known as mad cow disease. An examination of the cow's exhumed remains shows that it was approximately 10 years old. Thus, it would have been born before the Food and Drug Administration implemented its 1997 feed ban. Alabama officials assured that the state's incidence of BSE is very low.
ACCESSION #
20498577

 

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