First BSE case feared

A second positive result of tests for BSE yesterday was returned on a cow from south Slovakia, making for the country’s first case of the feared cattle disease. Final confirmation was being awaited from a laboratory in Germany as the farm was quarantined and beef products removed from regional store shelves.

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
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