Hungary Has a New Case of Anthrax in Beef

July 8, 2014 7:44 AM

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Hungary Has a New Case of Anthrax in Beef

Hungary has on its hand a new case of anthrax found in beef, which can be the start of a potential epidemic. The infection of anthrax has been found in beef in the eastern part of Hungary, the Heves County. One person who is showing symptoms of the disease is receiving medical treatment.

The statement was published on the veterinary authority NEBIH on Monday night. Apparently the disease was found in the meat of a cow that was slaughtered in a home and not a slaughterhouse. But this is not as reassuring as it may sound because last week anthrax popped up in frozen beef in a differen...

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