Canada Confirms Case of Mad-Cow Disease

OTTAWA—Canada said Friday it had confirmed a case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy in a beef cow in Alberta, adding that no part of the animal entered the human food or animal feed systems.

It was the first reported Canadian case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy, also known as BSE or mad-cow disease, since 2011. Canadian authorities were working to determine how the latest animal became infected and to trace out all animals…

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