HYGIENE PACKAGE

BY KEITH NUTHALL
THE EUROPEAN Commission has proposed revised European Union-wide rules for health controls on meat, dairy products and molluscs as part of a new package of hygiene measures that are designed to step up food safety. These would insist upon a scientific approach to meat inspection, which Brussels said would protect consumers from hazards linked to the consumption of meat. The new regulations, said health and consumer affairs Commissioner David Byrne, would bring the "farm to fork" concept into the meat inspection system. In particular, there ...


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