SWEDEN SUSPECTS BSE IN TWO DAIRY COWS

STOCKHOLM -- Officials in Sweden said there was a "serious chance" that two sick dairy cows found on a farm in the northwest are the country's first cases of mad cow disease, or bovine spongiform encephalopathy.In a statement, the country's board of agriculture said the farm where the cows were raised had been sealed off, and the cows slaughtered and removed to forensic facilities for tests, which

STOCKHOLM -- Officials in Sweden said there was a "serious chance" that two sick dairy cows found on a farm in the northwest are the country's first cases of mad cow disease, or bovine spongiform encephalopathy.

In a statement, the country's board of agriculture said the farm where the cows were raised had been sealed off, and the cows slaughtered and removed to forensic facilities for tests, which could yield preliminary results as early as this week.

If confirmed, it would

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