Brainy move

时间:2019-03-06 08:14:06166网络整理admin

Starting next October, abattoirs in all European Union countries will have to remove and destroy brains and other tissues that carry BSE from cattle carcasses. Countries that officially have BSE-infected cattle already do this. The European Commission had tried for four years to make BSE-free member states take the precaution as well, but the measure was voted down. Denmark changed sides after its first BSE case last year and Finland and Italy have also had a change of heart. Italy was deemed “likely” to have BSE, despite official denials, in a recent Commission assessment (New Scientist, 10 June,