File - Cows graze in a field in Taanayel, Monday, June 10, 2013. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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Lebanon will not impose a blanket ban on Brazilian beef following a suspected case of atypical mad cow disease in one state there, a senior Agriculture Ministry official said.The incident follows a warning from the Paris-based World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) after a case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy was detected in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso.In 2012 and early 2013, almost 10 countries suspended their imports of Brazilian beef after a case of atypical mad cow disease was detected in an animal that died in 2010 in the southern state of Parana.
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