Delay double tagging to October


08 May 1998


‘Delay double tagging to October’



DOUBLE tagging will be enforced from 15 June, but the Animal Health Distribution Association is demanding a delay until 1 October because of a six-week backlog in processing tag orders.


The association has attacked MAFF for persisting with the deadline after informing them that it was carrying out a survey among its 447 suppliers to find out the extent of the backlog.


The survey showed that 43% of merchants still had orders outstanding which were placed with the tag makers in 1997.


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