TITLE

Wales opposes EID 'to bitter end'

PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;9/19/2008, p70
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the opposition of sheep farmers of Wales to the proposed electronic tags for sheep. It is too late to stop the introduction of electronic tags for sheep from December 31, 2009, the manager of the Welsh Assembly's Electronic Identification monitoring project has insisted. Ken Stebbings, from the assembly's technical services division, told producers attending a farm open day that the European Union (EU) regulation was driven by animal health and human food safety issues.
ACCESSION #
34673191

 

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