France comfirms "mad cow" disease in goat

FRANCE - French Agriculture Ministry confirmed Friday the first case of "mad cow" disease detected in a goat. The goat slaughtered in 2002 has tested positive for "mad cow" disease. It is the first case in the world of the fatal bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) found in an animal other than a bovine.

Source: Xinhuanet
calendar icon 31 January 2005
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