First cases of BSE in USA and Canada: risk assessment of ruminant materials originating from USA and Canada

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Reference numberEMEA/CHMP/BWP/27/04
Published21/07/2004
KeywordsBovine spongifrom encelophathy (BSE), transmissible spongiform encephalopathy (TSE), USA, Canada, blood, serum, gelatine, calf, risk
DescriptionThis document considers the implications of the first Canadian and US BSE case on medicinal products that contain, or use during their manufacture, ruminant materials of Canadian or US origin.


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