Going Green

Monday, December 31, 2007

UK Foot-and-mouth Controls Ending

The UK livestock industry has certainly struggled with exotic diseases.

Last foot-and-mouth controls end

Animals from all parts of the UK can be exported live to EU countries, after the last foot-and-mouth controls ended.

The EU restrictions, affecting parts of Surrey and London, were lifted after three months without the disease.

The move came as the National Farmers' Union called for a "sea change" in government attitudes.

It said confidence was...(complete article here).

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