Is Mad-Cow Disease in Canada’s Food Chain?

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Two Saguenay-region deaths in the past three months have been attributed to CJD (Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease), which has killed a total of 359 Canadians since 1994. Brain autopsies will be performed in order to determine if the rare variant linked with mad-cow disease was responsible, but results will not be available before May or June. 01

“According to CKRS-FM radio in Chicoutimi, Que., the deaths there of a person in December and another in February are being treated with extreme caution by federal health authorities.” 02

Sources:
01. 2008/03/13 – Canada.com: Deaths may be linked to mad cow
02. 2008/03/13 – CBC: 2 Quebec deaths being investigated for CJD

Other Links:
2007/12/18 – FMBS: BSE #11 … and counting
2008/02/29 – FMBS: BSE #12 … and counting

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