TITLE

Mad cow update: risk now limited

AUTHOR(S)
Brown, Carolyn
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/9/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 16, pE729
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the initiatives of the federal government to address the threat of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in Canada. Canadian officials reveal that a ban on the use of ruminant material in feed and other measures are effectively working to limit the risk to humans. Statements from Canadian Food Inspection Agency chief veterinary officer Brian Evans on the significance to maintain surveillance to assess the impact of the enhanced feed ban are also presented.
ACCESSION #
55170715

 

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