A herd of cattle in Ruropolis, Para state, Brazil. Photo: AFP
A herd of cattle in Ruropolis, Para state, Brazil. Photo: AFP
Brazil

Two atypical cases of mad cow disease detected in Brazil, beef exports to China suspended

  • ‘Brazil has never recorded a classic case of BSE,’ said the agriculture ministry, which officially notified the World Organisation for Animal Health
  • Mad cow disease first appeared in Britain in the 1980s and spread to countries in Europe and around the world, triggering a crisis in the beef industry

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A herd of cattle in Ruropolis, Para state, Brazil. Photo: AFP
A herd of cattle in Ruropolis, Para state, Brazil. Photo: AFP
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