UK: Government pays £40m a year to store BSE-infected waste
Over the last five years, about 40,000 tons of animals waste, boiled and ground down, has accumulated in warehouses at 15 UK locations. Disposal of animal waste from the BSE slaughter programme has been difficult because of a lack of incinerators, and the government is spending £40m every year in a bid to keep the remains of BSE-infected cows safe, according to an industry source.
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