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Canada completes investigation of sixth BSE case

11 August 2006

CANADA - Canadian authorities have concluded their investigation of the sixth case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), confirmed on Jul 3 in a cow from Manitoba. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), in an Aug 8 announcement on the investigation, said that the advanced age of the cow, believed to be at least 16 years, limited the CFIA's ability to collect information about the animal's early health history, including its birth farm.

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