Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE)
The following links provide helpful information about BSE or "mad cow disease":
USDA-APHIS newsroom page for BSE; includes news releases, disease information, testing and trade information
An information resource on BSE, produced by National Cattlemen's Beef Association and reviewed by a panel of scientific experts
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's overview of BSE
For general facts about BSE and the safety of dairy products, click here.