21 December 2000
Germany warns on backbone beef
By FWi staff
GERMANY has warned the public not to eat products containing meat from the backbone of cattle slaughtered before 01 October, reports The Daily Telegraph.
Health minister Andrea Fischer said this was a precautionary step to eliminate every real risk of BSE.
Companies using meat from cattle spines, in some cooked sausages, were urged to withdraw their products.
- German BSE fears boost horsemeat, FWi, 19 December, 2000
- The Daily Telegraph 21 December 2000 page 14