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Ministry forecasts "insignificant" status for BSE

After two frustrated attempts to improve its status for BSE at the OIE, Brazil’s Ministry of Agriculture will next week take part in the organization’s 80th General Assembly of Delegates expecting to have complied with all the phytosanitary measures required of it to regain the best level of risk assessment - level 1.

The Ministry expects Brazil’s risk classification for BSE (commonly known as Mad Cow disease) to be changed from "controlled" to "insignificant," which is the best risk classification for the disease.



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