On Feb. 18, the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) reported that the BSE case recently confirmed in Alberta, Canada, is C-type (classical). The cow’s birth date was March 2009. The full OIE report is available online.
USMEF continues to monitor this situation carefully, and we are currently gathering information from all of our international offices regarding any changes in trading partners’ beef import requirements or other developments. We will report further details as more information becomes available. If you have questions, please email Cheyenne Dixon or call 303-623-6328.