Case of mad cow disease is identified on a Somerset farm

Case of mad cow disease is identified on a Somerset farm
Case of mad cow disease is identified on a Somerset farm
Case of mad cow disease is identified on a Somerset farm as officials seal off the area to stop infection spreading

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A case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) - an infection commonly known as mad cow disease - has been confirmed on a farm in Somerset.

The Animal and Plant Health Agency said the infected animal was dead and had been removed from the farm.

It said there was 'no risk to food safety'.

A case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) - an infection commonly known as mad cow disease - has been confirmed on a farm in Somerset (file photo)

A case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) - an infection commonly known as mad cow disease - has been confirmed on a farm in Somerset (file photo)

The agency said precautionary movement restrictions have been put in place to stop the movement of

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