TITLE

Spine rules see butchers turn backs on older beef

AUTHOR(S)
Fortescue, Sam
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;5/26/2006, Vol. 144 Issue 21, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the decision of butchers to abandon older prime beef due to the rules on spinal column removal that decrease prices for over-24-month cattle in Great Britain. The rules have affected the industry and the production of farmers according to Launceston, England butcher Philip Warren. Norman Bagley, policy director at the Association of Independent Meat Suppliers, expresses frustration over the enforcement of the regulations.
ACCESSION #
21376005

 

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