A New Case of Mad Cow Disease

A new case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), or mad cow disease, has been detected in Poland, the country’s veterinary service said.

The disease was detected on a farm with a total of 18 animals. Eight of them have been identified as exposed to risk (of contamination) and have been killed,’ he said.

There have been more than 22 cases of mad cow disease in Poland since it began testing for BSE in 2001.

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