The US Agriculture Department has announced that a secondpossible case of mad cow disease has appeared in the UnitedStates. Officials would not say where the possible case wasdiscovered, but earlier information suggested that such acase might be taking place in or near Ulster County, NY.
However, until an official determination is made about thiscase, the location of the animal will not be divulged. USDAhas said that the animal has been tested twice, and bothtimes has returned a positive result. According to USDA, thequick test can cause false positives.