All fresh food products will have to be labelled with their country of origin under new EC proposals. There is currently little consistency on origin labelling in the EU. Past BSE outbreaks have led to compulsory labelling on beef, but no...
At the height of the BSE crisis in the mid-90s The Observer predicted that by 2016 CJD caught from eating BSE-infected beef would be killing half a million Britons every year. National Euthanasia Clinics would be struggling to help 500 people...
European food safety experts have decided not to relax BSE rules, despite strong lobbying by the beef industry in Britain. They have dismissed new science, concluding there is no reason to suppose it is safe to raise the age limit for...
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