Archive Article: 1998/07/31

31 July 1998




IN BRIEF

&#8226 NEW drinking milk regulations have been released for industry consultation by MAFF.

The rules, which will replace existing ones and enforce an EU regulation, include a change in the upper limit for fat in skimmed milk to 0.5% (from the current 0.3%.

There will also be a ban on selling as drinking milk any product imported to the EU which does not comply with the new regulations.

&#8226 THE winner of the competition to guess the number of footballs packed into the cab of a tractor parked on the farmers weekly stand at the Royal Show is William Bratt of Barton Need Wood, Burton-on-Trent, Staffs.

There were 3,200 entries, eight of which gave the correct number of 249. Mr Bratts name was drawn from the correct entries. He wins a mountain bike. &#42


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