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Taiwan Quick Take: Swedish products restricted

Sweden has been formally listed as one of the countries affected by mad cow disease or bovine spongiform enephalopathy, the Council of Agriculture said on Wednesday. The council made the move after Sweden's first case of mad cow disease was confirmed by the EU's central laboratory earlier this month. The Council said from now on, Swedish cattle, goats, sheep, bone powder, powdered meat, oil for animal feed, cattle and goat serums as well as other related products will be banned from entering the nation's market. council officials said the availability of these products has been limited in local markets.

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