Cattle farmers across Canada fight for survival amid BSE fallout

CANADA - Don Procter can barely stomach the thought of it. Eighteen months ago, he considered himself lucky. His modest cattle operation was not making him rich, but he was doing just fine. Then, on May 20, 2003, a single case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy, or BSE, on an Alberta farm pushed his business, and thousands like it, down a long, steep hill toward bankruptcy.

Source: theGlobeAndMail
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