… The World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) won’t make any change to Brazil’s status as a “negligible risk” country for Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE)… The U.S. is also considered a “negligible risk” country…

 

 

Brazil exports to China will resume after BSE discovery

 

By Carrie Stadheim, Tri-State Livestock News (SD)

Sep 10, 2021

 

Two beef animals in two different states in Brazil were found to be infected with BSE, according to Brazil’s ministry of agriculture. The announcement was made Sept. 4, 2021.

 

It is not clear how the disease was discovered, but several news reports say that the Brazil ministry of agriculture stated the disease was atypical meaning it did not occur from the feeding of animal byproducts.

 

The World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) won’t make any change to Brazil’s status as a “negligible risk” country for Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE).

 

The two different infected beef animals were “aged” and were located in Minas Gerais and Mato Grosso at the time the disease was detected.

 

The U.S. is also considered a “negligible risk” country according to World Organization for Animal Health or OIE...

 

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