USDA revises BSE testing protocol
U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns recently announced a new bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) confirmation-testing protocol. This comes after USDA’s announcement in June 2005 that a sample from an animal which was blocked from the food supply in November 2004 had tested positive for BSE. Johanns has also directed USDA scientists to work with international experts to develop a new protocol that includes performing dual confirmatory tests in the …

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