Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE)

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This page provides information and links to resources about BSE, sometimes called “mad cow disease.”

What is BSE? Do we have BSE in Canada? Our fact sheet provides answers to these frequently asked questions.

BSE Surveillance in Alberta and Canada:

Program conditions, guidelines and forms.

A video about the importance of BSE surveillance, featuring Alberta producers

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This information published to the web on October 29, 2014.
Last Reviewed/Revised on March 19, 2018.