Bovine TB case turns up in southern BC

November 21, 2018

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency on Monday announced it has launched an investigation after a mature beef cow was confirmed Nov. 9 with bovine TB.

Bovine TB was confirmed at CFIA’s Fallowfield lab at Ottawa, and the animal was traced to a farm in B.C.’s southern Interior, the agency said Monday. The carcass was condemned and no part of the animal went into the food chain.

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Industry takes stock of achievements guided by the National Beef Strategy

Calgary, AB – The Canadian Beef Advisors today released a status update on the 2015-19 National Beef Strategy. The report summarizes progress towards achieving the outcomes outlined in the Strategy since its launch. As of June 2018, 15% of outcomes have been completed; 5% are in progress (have an end); 61% are ongoing (and expected to continue); 7% have not been started (primarily due to funding constraints); 8% need modification; and 5% have mixed status (due to multiple objectives at different stages).

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