EU: Vaccination good, culling bad: EU FMD committee
Vaccination should be used as a "tool of first-resort" against foot-and-mouth outbreaks, rather than a secondary safety net, the European Parliament's temporary committee on foot and mouth disease has concluded in its preliminary report. Followung a series of hearings, the committee's rapporteur Wolfgang Kreissl- Dörfler said that the EU's current policy of "stamping out" outbreaks by culling livestock known or likely to be infected "cannot continue in its present form." He claimed that the current anti-vaccination policy assigns "undue priority to trade-policy."
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