Scientists investigating a cluster of BSE suspect that contaminated feed is still been given to British cattle.The cluster affects three young cows born after the 1996 ban on animal feed containing mammalian protein. This is the second cluster...
It was no surprise when BSE this week became the central issue in the opening rounds of the General Election campaign. Despite encouraging signs in the shops and, later, in Brussels, the beef market is still in disarray and farmers face ruin.
Efforts by cattle producers and beef processors to maintain the recovery of consumer confidence in British beef are given a boost by DEFRA's latest BSE Progress Report.
This notes the number of clinically suspect cases found "continues to fall" and...
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