08 September 1999
TB threat halts badger post-mortems
GOVERNMENT-appointed vets and laboratory workers have been banned from carrying out post-mortem tests on culled badgers because of possible tuberculosis infection.
Checks by Health and Safety officers discovered that staff did not wear protective masks while dissecting the animals.
- The Guardian 08/09/99 page 13
- Farmers warn of £1bn TB bill, FWi, (22 June, 1999)
- New figures raise TB fears, FWi, (06 July, 1999)