Untested cow meat in chain

Watts, Andrew
April 2008
Farmers Weekly;4/25/2008, p25
Trade Publication
This article states that the Food Standards Agency (FSA) in Great Britain has confirmed that meat and offal from an untested cow aged over 30 months has entered the food chain. But all specified risk material is understood to have been removed and it is unlikely that the animal was infected with bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE). Any risk to human health is low, said the FSA. BSE testing is mandatory for cattle slaughtered for human consumption at more than 30 months.


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