BSE

USDA confirms BSE found in Florida cow

· August 29, 2018

The USDA has reported an atypical case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), a neurologic disease of cattle, in a six year old mixed-breed beef cow in Florida. This animal never entered slaughter channels and at no time presented a risk to the food supply, or to human health in the United States. USDA Animal and […]

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Rare case of BSE detected in Alabama beef cow

· July 20, 2017

An atypical form of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) was confirmed in an eleven-year old Alabama beef cow. The Commissioner of Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries, John McMillan, confirmed that the department is working with USDA officials to address the rare and spontaneous incident. The animal was discovered during routine surveillance at an Alabama livestock […]

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