bovine spongiform encephalopathy

Mad Cow Disease Confirmed in France; Lower Exports and Oversupply Plagues U.S. Agriculture
Mad Cow Disease Confirmed in France; Lower Exports and Oversupply Plagues U.S. Agriculture
Market analysts say bans on French beef are likely following a confirmed case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy, otherwise known as BSE or mad cow disease. The World Organization for Animal Health raised the BSE risk assessment for France recently from the lowest risk level, which seems likely to force other countries to consider purchasing beef elsewhere...