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BSE/TSE Situation in the EU-25 - update

15 February 2005

EU - This report focuses on recent BSE/TSE events and legislation in the EU. A first case of BSE was recently confirmed in a French goat, which was slaughtered in 2002. As a result the European Commission has adopted new legislation with relation to TSE and scrapie in ovine and caprine herds, as well as imposing trade restrictions on live animals, ova and semen of goats and sheep. This report also offers an update on the BSE situation in the EU for 2004.

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Source: USDA FAS


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