New threat as EC supports endingBritish beef ban

11 June 1998

New threat as EC supports ending
British beef ban

THE European Commission unanimously gave its support yesterday for the resumption of British beef exports – more than two years after imposing the ban.

But new data reported in New Scientist shows “subclinical” infection in many animals, which could deal a blow to reviving Britains £500 million beef export industry.

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