Canada's Ag Minister Reflects on BSE Two Years Later

CANADA - Since bovine spongiform encephalopathy was discovered in Canada in May 2003, the government of Canada has allocated more than C$2 billion for BSE aid to producers and BSE programs designed to reposition the livestock industry. Speaking on the anniversary of the discovery of the disease in Canada, Agriculture Secretary Andy Mitchell said that an additional C$1.6 billion has been paid to producers for the 2003 and 2004 program years.

Source: WisconsinAgConnection
calendar icon 25 May 2005
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