Scottish government identifies case of mad cow disease

Dairy cattle graze in a field in Scotland, August 11, 2015. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne/Files

LONDON (Reuters) – Scotland’s government said on Thursday that a case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), or mad cow disease, had been discovered on a farm in Aberdeenshire, the first in Britain since 2015. A quarantine area has been put in place around the farm while inspectors try to identify the origin of the disease. […]

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