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Taiwan bans Canadian beef over mad cow disease case

Taiwan bans Canadian beef over mad cow disease case

Taipei, Feb. 22 (CNA) Taiwan's Food and Drug Administration announced Sunday it has banned imports of Canadian beef products effective that day following the confirmation of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE)-- better known as mad cow disease -- in a beef cow in Alberta.
Canada confirmed the case Feb. 13 in what is the first reported case of BSE in the country since 2011. (By Huang Li-yun and Christie Chen)


Updated : 2021-09-21 09:36 GMT+08:00