Beef cattle standing at gate©FLPA/Angela Hampton/Rex Shutterstock
Farm leaders in Northern Ireland are pushing government officials to apply for a change in BSE status in a bid to increase beef prices. The Ulster Farmers Union has asked the Department for Agriculture and Rural Development (Dard) to make an application to the World Health organisation for “BSE negligible risk status”. Northern Ireland, as with the rest of the UK and Ireland, is currently considered to be a “controlled BSE risk” area. See also: Top livestock businesses fail to […]
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