More cash for BSE
AN extra £4m is to be provided for BSE research, farm minister, Douglas Hogg, has announced.
The funding, on top of the additional £1m already allocated, brings the total available for BSE research in 1996 to £10.4m.
Projects being considered for extra MAFF funds are likely to include:
lValidation of diagnostic tests.
lStudies to investigate the persistence of the infectious agent.
lStudies into the safe disposal of potentially infected material and alternative uses of rendered carcasses and byproducts. *