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From: TSS ()
Subject: NEW CASE OF MAD COW DISEASE IN FRANCE
Date: October 10, 2006 at 1:34 pm PST

NEW CASE OF MAD COW DISEASE IN FRANCE

Tuesday, October 10, 2006

A nine-year-old cow in eastern France has tested positive for mad cow disease, the sixth case detected in the country this year, officials have said.
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The animal was tested after slaughter in September. It had been raised in Gresin, in the Savoie region.
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The number of French cases of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) has been declining steadily, from a peak of 274 in 2001 to 31 last year.
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France has recorded a total of 15 cases of the human form of the disease, variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, since it first appeared in 1996.
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There were more than 150 such human cases in Britain, which was at the epicentre of the mad cow phenomenon. — AFP


A nine-year-old cow in eastern France has tested positive for mad cow disease, the sixth case detected in the country this year, officials have said.
.
The animal was tested after slaughter in September. It had been raised in Gresin, in the Savoie region.
.
The number of French cases of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) has been declining steadily, from a peak of 274 in 2001 to 31 last year.
.
France has recorded a total of 15 cases of the human form of the disease, variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, since it first appeared in 1996.
.
There were more than 150 such human cases in Britain, which was at the epicentre of the mad cow phenomenon. — AFP
A nine-year-old cow in eastern France has tested positive for mad cow disease, the sixth case detected in the country this year, officials have said.
.
The animal was tested after slaughter in September. It had been raised in Gresin, in the Savoie region.
.
The number of French cases of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) has been declining steadily, from a peak of 274 in 2001 to 31 last year.
.
France has recorded a total of 15 cases of the human form of the disease, variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, since it first appeared in 1996.
.
There were more than 150 such human cases in Britain, which was at the epicentre of the mad cow phenomenon. — AFP
A nine-year-old cow in eastern France has tested positive for mad cow disease, the sixth case detected in the country this year, officials have said.
.
The animal was tested after slaughter in September. It had been raised in Gresin, in the Savoie region.
.
The number of French cases of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) has been declining steadily, from a peak of 274 in 2001 to 31 last year.
.
France has recorded a total of 15 cases of the human form of the disease, variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, since it first appeared in 1996.
.
There were more than 150 such human cases in Britain, which was at the epicentre of the mad cow phenomenon. — AFP



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