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Japanese officials have confirmed that a new case of mad cow disease has been found there, the tenth to have been identified in that country since September 2001.

The Japanese have a policy of testing all cows for the brain wasting disease, a policy that it wants the US to adopt. Only one case of mad cow disease has been identified on US soil. In the meantime, Japan continues to ban all American beef and says it will do so until the US starts testing all of its cows.
KC's View:
You have to wonder about the math. Japan has a lot fewer cows than we do, and yet it has identified ten times as many cases of mad cow disease.

How could that be? Do we have better cows? Or do they just have better testing?