TB eradication plan gains European approval

October 2009
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;10/24/2009, Vol. 165 Issue 17, p485
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The article reports that the European Commission (EC) Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health has approved the Tuberculosis (TB) Eradication Plan in Great Britain. As a result, the country is to receive 10 million euros from the European Union (EU). The plan is a formal document setting out the current programmes for surveillance, control and eradication of bovine TB in cattle. The first part of the plan covers England and Wales while the second part deals with Northern Ireland.


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