TITLE

Inspection costs to be passed on to meat industry

AUTHOR(S)
Nicolson, Nancy
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;11/13/2009, Vol. 151 Issue 20, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
48408908

 

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