Other Names: Infected cows
Incidence: In the UK in 1994 it was reported that one cattle herd was still being consumed while officials awaited results of a test for BIV, the cattle AIDS virus. It is suspected that 1 animal in 10 was BIV positive.
Counter Claim: Animals may appear in poor condition but this does not mean they are unfit for human consumption.
Problem Type: D: Detailed problems
Date of last update 01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET