Inspection costs to be passed on to meat industry

Nicolson, Nancy
November 2009
Farmers Weekly;11/13/2009, Vol. 151 Issue 20, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports on the decision of the Food Standards Agency (FSA) of Great Britain to stop subsidizing the cost of meat hygiene inspections. The FSA decision drew protests from the meat industry, the Scottish Association of Meat Wholesalers (SAMW), and the National Farmers' Union (NFU) Scotland who will bear the cost of meat inspections. The article also mentions that the FSA spends 36 million British pounds as subsidy for meat hygiene regulation in Great Britain and Northern Ireland.


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