STOCKHOLM -- Officials in Sweden said there was a "serious chance" that two sick dairy cows found on a farm in the northwest are the country's first cases of mad cow disease, or bovine spongiform encephalopathy. In a statement, the country's board of agriculture said the farm where the cows were raised had been sealed off, and the cows slaughtered and removed to forensic facilities for tests, which could yield preliminary results as early as this week. If confirmed, it would mark the first ...

REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account

Why Register for FREE?

Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick.  What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.

Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)

Attention Paid Print Subscribers:  While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.

Already registered? here.