WASHINGTON, DC, March 13, 2006 (ENS) - Mad cow disease has been found in the carcass of a cow from an Alabama farm, the third case of the fatal brain wasting disease to be detected in a U.S. animal.
The diseased cow did not enter the human or animal food chains, said U.S.
Department of Agriculture (USDA) Chief Veterinary Medical Officer John
Clifford in a statement today.
"We received a positive result on a Western blot confirmatory test conducted at the USDA laboratories in Ames, Iowa, on samples from an animal that had tested 'inconclusive' on a rapid screening Read more