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Country Freedom

BSE is a disease for which the OIE established official recognition of the sanitary status of countries and zones. The OIE has defined a transparent, science-based and impartial procedure for the recognition of BSE disease status of Member Countries and Territories in their entirety or defined zones.

Categories for BSE disease status include:

  • negligible risk
  • controlled risk
  • undetermined risk