European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) experts have concluded that contaminated feed was the most probably source of infection in the 60 BSE cases that have occurred in the EU after the 2001 feed ban was enforced.
Sweden has been hit with a double blow, becoming the first in the
Scandinavian region to detect avian influenza in wild birds, and
also finding its first case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy
(BSE) in a cow.
Organic meat sales are set to surge in the United States as BSE
sparks consumers' fears for food safety, reports UK research
company Organic Monitor. Late last month the US government
confirmed the country's first mad cow...
The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO)
said in a statement this week that the discovery of bovine
spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in a cow in Canada should not
result in widespread hysteria in Europe and...