TITLE

FUW makes calls for compensation

PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;10/5/2007, Vol. 147 Issue 14, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the efforts of the Farmers Union of Wales (FUW) to urge farmers to sign an Internet petition to British Prime Minister Gordon Brown asking for compensation for losses related to the lapse in biosecurity at Pirbright. The covering note for the petition suggests that the outbreak at Pirbright was due to incompetence at the laboratory and adds that farmers should not be blamed. FUW president Gareth Vaughan called on members to keep records of losses accumulated in case FUW decides to take legal action.
ACCESSION #
27637488

 

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