25 Apr '12, 10am

The #USDA confirms that the 4th case of Mad Cow Disease in the US has been found in California.

The #USDA confirms that the 4th case of Mad Cow Disease in the US has been found in California.

The USDA confirmed Tuesday that the nation’s fourth-ever case of mad cow disease, or bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), has been discovered in a California dairy cow. The disease was discovered after workers selected the cow for random testing as per the USDA’s BSE surveillance program. The animal’s carcass is currently being held under state authority and will be destroyed. The confirmation of mad cow has ignited discussion about public health and has many veterinary and government officials scrambling to assuage fears about the potentially fatal disease.

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