JAPAN: Japan’s fifth case of BSE suspected near Tokyo
Local government authorities have confirmed that preliminary tests on a slaughtered six-year-old dairy cow near Tokyo suggest that it was infected with mad cow disease A spokesman for Kanagawa prefecture explained that tissue from the cow has now been sent to a national institute for a second round of tests. Results from these tests are due to be released in the next day or two, and if they confirm the presence of BSE, the cow will be the fifth case in Japan since the disease was first discovered about last autumn.
Get full access to all content, just $1 for 30 days
A Message From The Editor
just-food gives you the widest food market coverage.
Paid just-food members have unlimited access to all our exclusive content - including 17 years of archives.
It’s our best ever membership offer – just for you.
Dean Best, editor of just-food
- CAGNY analysis: Danone's growth strategy
- US food next wave on display at Winter Fancy Food
- Comment: Meal kits in US - don't believe the hype
- Interview: A2 Milk Co. chair firm's rapid rise
- How General Mills plans to grow - CAGNY
- Unilever 'giving serious thought to split'
- Nestle launches global sugar target
- Mead Johnson acquires Bega Cheese capacity
- Buffett: no back-up deal for Kraft Heinz
- Kraft Heinz "substantially undervalued" Unilever