Testing kit for bovine TB© Tim Scrivener
The NFU is lobbying government for the creation of a new independent body to eradicate bovine TB and depoliticise the debate over the disease. At present, the TB Eradication Advisory Group (TBEAG), is a sub-group of the Animal Health and Welfare Board for England (AHWBE) which has overall responsibility for TB strategy. The expert panel, which includes vets, farmers, scientists and civil servants, makes recommendations to Defra minsters on the development and implementation of the strategy for eradicating bovine TB. […]
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