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Brazil Plans Meetings on BSE
Mon Dec 10, 2012 02:07 PM CST

BRASILIA (Dow Jones) -- The Brazilian government plans to send representatives to its 20 biggest trading partners to explain the details of a case of a cow that died two years ago in the country with tests later indicating the presence of bovine spongiform encephalopathy, the Agriculture Ministry said Monday.

Brazil is one of the world's biggest beef exporters.

There were no signs that this was a classic case of BSE, also known as mad cow disease, according to the ministry. The cow was 13 years old, and normally signs of the disease start to appear by the time an ...

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