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EU confirms BSE in goat

Feb 7, 2005
A panel of European Union scientists Jan. 28 confirmed that a goat slaughtered in France in 2002 was infected with a form of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE). This is the first time that BSE has been found in a goat.The animal and its entire herd were destroyed before entering the foodchain, according to a statement by the EU Commission. "I am proposing to extend testing further to determine whether this is an isolated incident," said EU Health and Con...

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