Confirmed cases of bovine spongiform encephalopathy
In Canada, bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) is a reportable disease under the Reportable Diseases Regulations for the purpose of Section 2 of the Health of Animals Act, section 5 (1). Accordingly, when BSE is suspected, it must be reported to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).
Current as of: 2023-10-31
|Year||Date confirmed||Location||Animal type infected||Age of Animal|
|2021||December 17||Alberta||Beef cow (H-type atypical BSE)||104 months|
|2015||February 11||Alberta||Beef cow||70 months|
|2011||February 18||Alberta||Dairy cow||77 months|
For information on years previous to 2011, see information on the BSE enhanced surveillance program.
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