27 March 1998
Cunningham claims ‘no evidence’ of BSE cattle dumping

JACK CUNNINGHAM, minister of agriculture, told an agriculture select committee investigating food safety that the Government had no evidence of farmers dumping dead cattle illegally instead of having them safely destroyed.

He said anyone with firm evidence that BSE infected cattle had been illegally dumped should come forward.

  • Government `powerless against food scare stories, says Cunningham — FWi, yesterday (26 March) – Click here
  • The Daily Telegraph 27/03/98 page 2
  • The Independent 27/03/98 page 7