Low BSE testing threatens export status

Canada’s failure to meet its 30,000 animals per year target could jeopardize its controlled risk status designation

Canada is not testing enough cattle for BSE, which could jeopardize its place in the world as a major beef exporter. “We are not meeting our quota targets for testing, which on an international trade level looks bad,” said Ian Giebelhaus of the Rimbey Veterinary Clinic. He is one of four veterinarians hired by the […] Read more