mad cow disease

USDA extends mad cow testing at Veterinary College

PULLMAN – The United States Department of Agriculture has extended the contract for testing for bovine spongiform encephalopathy, also known as mad cow disease, at Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. The new contract will run through Sept. 30, 2007, with the option for further extensions. “Reports circulated in the media a few months […]

Leading mad cow test developed in Pullman

It’s almost like a secret around the Palouse — not only was the nation’s first case of mad cow disease confirmed in a Washington State cow, but the test used to diagnose it is also produced in the region — in Pullman to be exact. Long before the holstein on the southeast Washington farm caused […]