Canadian authorities have confirmed the country’s first case of mad cow disease since 2003. The Associated Press reports:Those crazy-zany mad cows are at it again.
In the latest case, the disease was discovered in a dairy cow in the western province of British Columbia. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency said no part of the animal entered the human food or animal feed systems.Like eating sane beef wasn’t bad enough? Check out this previous report, Beef Bad for the Boys.
The agency said it appears the 5 1/2-year-old cow was infected during its first year of life. It is now checking other animals born around that time to try to track down the source of the infection.