THE CANADIAN government is considering making some changes in its cattle feed policies in order to reduce the risk of BSE, following recommendations from a United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation report earlier this month.

The UN named Canada as being at risk because it imports live cattle and parts for feed from countries that have had cases of the disease.

Amongst the changes to the regulation would be a total ban on the feeding of ground-up animal parts to other animals.

Also, a ban on high-risk materials ...

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