Canada allows French beef imports after mad cow case

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Canadian officials said they had evaluated beef inspection system and are confident products are safe despite case of mad cow disease in France.

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Canada will not ban French beef imports even though a case of mad cow disease was confirmed at a farm on Thursday, reports RFI.

The decision came after the French agriculture ministry said an "isolated" case of mad cow disease was found in the northeastern region of the Ardennes.

Canada has evaluated the French beef inspection system and is confident the products are safe, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency said.

Read more of this report from RFI.

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