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May 08, 2006

May 08, 2006

USDA closes probe into Alabama BSE case

(CIDRAP News) – US officials have closed the investigation into the nation's latest case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), or mad cow disease, without finding the infected cow's origins.

John Clifford, the US Department of Agriculture's chief veterinary officer, announced the end of the investigation into the Alabama case on May 2.

May 01, 2006

May 01, 2006

USDA seeks Canadian-born cattle in BSE probe

(CIDRAP News) – The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is hunting for 14 cattle that might have shared feed with Canada's latest cow infected with bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), or mad cow disease.