Call to reassess BSE measures

November 2006
Farmers Weekly;11/24/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 21, p40
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The article focuses on the need for an ongoing review of controls implemented in Great Britain to reduce the human health risk of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) to ensure that they are still relevant. According to Patrick Wall of the University of Dublin, there may be cases where public money would be better spent protecting public health in other ways. Measures such as enforcing an age limit on testing animals for BSE at slaughter may soon be reassessed.


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