Mad Cow-like Chronic Wasting Disease in North American Deer and Elk

Wild mule deer in Colorado. Photograph courtesy Colorado Division of Wildlife.
Wild mule deer in Colorado. Photograph courtesy Colorado Division of Wildlife.

February 4, 2001  Denver, Colorado - This past week, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warned countries around the world to be concerned about the risk of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) known as mad cow disease. In a formal statement, FAO said: "All countries which have imported cattle or meat and bone meal from Western Europe, especially Britain, during and since the 1980s can be considered at risk from the disease."

 

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