JAPAN: Government to test all 1996-born cows for BSE
The Agriculture Ministry in Japan might enforce BSE tests on the brain tissue of all dead cows born in 1996. The ministry explained on Friday that the move is being considered in light of the fact that all four cows top have tested positive for the disease so far in Japan were born in March or April of that year. It estimates that about 26,000 cows born at the same time are still alive on Japanese farms.
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