There is another confirmed case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy in Alberta.

But there is a key difference in the latest case.

This time, the cow was under seven years old, which means it was born after the 1997 ruminant-to-ruminant feed ban designed to prevent the spread of mad cow disease.

Officials say contaminated feed is the likely source for the infection.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says that no part of the animal entered the human food or animal feed systems and there is no risk to the public.

CFCN.ca - Calgary news from CFCN, CTV


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