bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE)

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has confirmed an atypical case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) in an approximately five-year-old or old beef cow at a slaughter plant in South Carolina. BSE is a neurologic disease affecting cattle, commonly known as mad cow disease.

The USDA assures the public that

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One case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) has been detected in a cow on a farm in England.

The animal died and has been removed from the farm in Somerset, according to the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA).

The single case of classical BSE, known as mad cow disease,
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