TITLE

Irish call for ban on Brazil's beef

AUTHOR(S)
Clarke, Philip
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;4/11/2008, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Irish farmers are calling for Brazilian beef to be permanently banned from the European Union (EU) because of the threat it poses to animal health and food safety. According to Irish Farmers Association (IFA) president Padraig Walsh, the EU Food and Veterinary Office uncovered and documented unreported foot-and-mouth disease outbreaks in Brazil and a total failure on animal identification, holding registration and movement controls.
ACCESSION #
32037978

 

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