Monday, 30 April 2012

The European Union-Mad Cow Disease-Beef Imports-Bse

EU says no impact on U.S. beef imports from mad cow case

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union's executive said on Wednesday it did not intend to impose any particular measures on imports from the United States following the discovery of the country's first case of mad cow disease or BSE in six years. "The (European) Commission is satisfied that the new BSE case has been confirmed in the framework of the ongoing BSE surveillance system in the United States, which prevented this animal from entering the food chain," EU Commission health spokesman Frederic Vincent said in a statement, referring to bovine spongiform encephalopathy, or mad cow ... read more..

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