20 March 1998

Vets disappointed over Krebs report

LEADING vets are disappointed that the Krebs report on TB in badgers and cattle has failed to suggest any immediate solution to the problems.

In its response to the governments consultation on the Krebs committees recommendations, the British Veterinary Association said the situation was already urgent. Things would be considerably worse in five years – the time needed to complete the scientific trials on badger control suggested by the Krebs team. &#42