Report reveals fragility of Canadian beef industry

US - The Canadian beef industry has lost an estimated $5 billion (€3.8 bn) since the discovery of a single BSE-infected cow in Canada last year, according to a new report from BMO's Economics Department. The US border has been shut to live Canadian cattle since May 2003, when a single cow with bovine spongiform encephalopathy was discovered in Alberta.

Source: Food Production
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