In a statement published on Wednesday (22), the government of Pará confirmed a case of mad cow disease in the state.
The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (Mapa) announced the investigation of the possible contamination on Saturday 20th.
Due to the infected animal, the federal authorities suspended exports to China.
“The Agricultural Defense Agency of the State of Pará (Adepará) informs that the result of a suspected case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy [mad cow disease . . .