AUSTRALIA: Farmer group lobbies for BSE-free tag on beef exports
All beef products being exported from Australia could be labelled BSE-free if the Federal Agriculture Minister responds positively to a letter received from a prominent agricultural group. The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) is lobbying for the "BSE free" tag on exports, arguing that it will bolster consumer confidence in beef safety at a time when mad cow disease outbreaks have been discovered across Europe and Japan.
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