TITLE

EU agrees to leeway over sheep identification compliance

PUB. DATE
August 2011
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;8/12/2011, Vol. 156 Issue 7, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the move by the European Union (EU) to agree to the proposal made by the Scottish government concerning electronic identification rules for sheep, providing leeway in terms of inspection.
ACCESSION #
70395132

 

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