Brazil investigates suspected mad cow disease case

Laboratory tests are being carried out
calendar icon 21 February 2023
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Brazil's agriculture ministry said on Monday a suspected case of mad cow disease is being investigated in the country, home to some of the world's biggest beef exporters, reported Reuters

The government said laboratory tests were being carried out for confirmation.

"Based on the result, the appropriate actions will be applied immediately," it said in a statement, without providing further details.

Melanie Epp

Melanie Epp is a freelance agricultural journalist from Ontario, Canada.

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