EU Won't Impose Beef Restrictions After US Mad Cow Case

Law360, New York (April 25, 2012, 1:53 PM EDT) -- The European Union said Wednesday that it would not take any protective measures in response to U.S. confirmation of the discovery of a case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy, or mad cow disease, in California.

The statement came in response to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's announcement Tuesday of the fourth-ever confirmed case of BSE in American cattle, the first case of the disease detected in the U.S. in years.

“What this shows is that the monitoring system is working,” EU Commission health spokesman Frederic Vincent said...
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