TITLE

Italians drop beef as first cow tests positive

AUTHOR(S)
Pistoi, Sergio
PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
Nature;1/25/2001, Vol. 409 Issue 6819, p441
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the discovery of the first case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy in Italy. Impact of the discovery on beef sales; Pressure on laboratories for rapid test results; Efforts of the Italian government to computerize a national bovine register.
ACCESSION #
4029218

 

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