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18 September 2006
View news from France Case of mad cow disease found in France
FRANCE - A cow in central France has tested positive for mad cow disease, the country's fifth detected case this year, local authorities said. The 12-year old dairy cow from the central-eastern Bourgogne region was put down in August after developing...
25 July 2005
View news from France New case of mad cow disease detected in France
FRANCE - One new case of mad cow disease, or bovine spongiform encephalopathy(BSE), was announced Friday in central France. The infected cow is a Charolais, born in 1995 in a herd of the French Vienne department. It is the eighth BSE cases detected...
06 April 2005
View news from France France announces two more cases of human mad-cow disease
FRANCE - A French government health watchdog announced Tuesday that two more people have been diagnosed with the human form of mad-cow disease bringing the national tally to 11. In an attempt to preempt any public concern over the issue, the Institute...
02 February 2005
View news from France EU food agency to explore 'mad goat' risk
FRANCE - Current science finds no link between goat meat and meat product consumption and variant Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease (vCJD). But a group of experts calls for new research, to fully understand the risk this meat may pose to the food chain, and...
31 January 2005
View news from France France comfirms "mad cow" disease in goat
FRANCE - French Agriculture Ministry confirmed Friday the first case of "mad cow" disease detected in a goat. The goat slaughtered in 2002 has tested positive for "mad cow" disease. It is the first case in the world of the fatal bovine spongiform encephalopathy...
29 January 2005
View news from France First goat found with mad-cow disease
FRANCE - A French goat has become the first to test positive for bovine spongiform encephalopathy, also known as mad-cow disease, the European Union said. The results were announced Friday after more than two years of testing the remains of the goat....
01 November 2004
View news from France UK experts test for BSE in goats
FRANCE - British scientists have been asked to confirm the presence of "mad cow disease" in a French goat. If accepted this would be the first time bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) has been naturally transmitted to another species. Source: BBC...
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