Wales opposes EID 'to bitter end'

September 2008
Farmers Weekly;9/19/2008, p70
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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.


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