Canada's application for negligible risk status for BSE passes an important milestone

The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced that Canada is an important step closer to being recognized by the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) as a negligible-risk country for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE). More details are available in the 12 March 2021 CFIA news release.