Quebec farmer sues Ottawa and Ridley Inc. over mad cow border closure

CANADA - Quebec farmer hopes to secure court approval for a class-action suit against the federal government and animal feed company Ridley Inc. over mad cow disease and the U.S. ban on Canadian beef exports. Donald Berneche of St-Gabriel-de-Brandon, Que., alleges that Canadian authorities delayed in prohibiting the addition of meat and bone meal from ruminant animals in cattle feed.

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