Morgan, Gaina
October 2008
Farmers Weekly;10/24/2008, p43
Trade Publication
The article reports on the delay in the British Food Standards Agency's (FAS) decision to raise the cattle bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) testing limit to 48 months. The FSA announced it would wait until a further report on surveillance had been produced and reviewed by the Spongiform Encephalopathies Advisory Committee (SEAC), in December 2008. The FSA and SEAC had created hurdles that could delay the lifting of the limit and cost the beef industry millions, according to the Welsh Farming Union.


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