Canada Closes TB Investigation

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release

Canada has closed it’s bovine tuberculosis investigation as officials say no further cases found have been found since discovered nearly two years ago. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency Monday reported receiving the last of the lab culture test results on about 30,000 animals tested during its probe. The investigation started in 2016 after finding six cases of bovine tuberculosis in …

Canada On-farm Bovine TB Testing Concludes

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release

Canada has concluded on-farm testing for bovine tuberculosis after the fall 2016 outbreak in Alberta. The TB investigation has been underway since September of last year, when Canadian officials got notice from the U.S. Department of Agriculture that a cow from Alberta had tested TB-positive at a U.S. slaughter plant, and later found six confirmed cases. The Canadian Food Inspection …