Irish farmers urge Chinese BSE case resolution

Irish farmers urge Chinese BSE case resolution

By Aidan Fortune

Irish cattle farmers have called on the government to resolve the Chinese suspension of beef trade following the confirmation of atypical Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) in a cow in Ireland.

BSE breaches reported by the FSA

FSA reveals BSE breaches but stresses low risk

By Joe Whitworth

A series of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) breaches has been announced by the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA), who described the risk to human health as “very low”.

Is organic meat the future?

Is organic meat the future?

Public concern over BSE outbreaks is set to boost sales of organic
meat products in North America, according to a new report. But
North Americans have not historically been as influenced by food
scares as their European counterparts.

End to OTM rule?

End to OTM rule?

Cost-cutting measures could mean an end to current BSE controls,
with the over 30 months (OTM) rule replaced by BSE testing.


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