Leading researcher calls for hard border to keep ‘Mad Cow Disease’ out of Scotland

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John Robertson
Leading researcher calls for hard border to keep ‘Mad Cow Disease’ out of Scotland

A single case of BSE has emerged in the Huntly area and has been dealt with resulting in no further risk. Scotland and Northern Ireland were given Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) negligible risk status in May 2017. The last confirmed case in Scotland was in 2002. The last case in Wales was only last year and the last in England was in 2012. England and Wales are not due to have their status reconsidered before 2020 at the earliest. Previously,…

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John Robertson
Leading researcher calls for hard border to keep ‘Mad Cow Disease’ out of Scotland