A case of BSE, commonly known as mad cow disease, has been identified on a farm in Ayrshire.

The Scottish government said precautionary movement restrictions had been put in place at the farm and three other sites.

The animal did not enter the human food chain.

Food Standards Scotland said there was no risk to human health.

The Scottish government said the case of BSE (Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy) was identified thought routine surveillance and control measures.

Further investigations to identify the origin of the disease are ongoing.

  • @Treczoks
    61 month ago

    Environmentally, this might not be a bad thing.