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Joint Consultation by the Scottish Government and the Food Standards Agency on a change to BSE Testing of cattle slaughtered for human consumption

DescriptionConsultation on a change to BSE testing of cattle slaughtered for human consumption.
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Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateMarch 21, 2011

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ISBN 978 1 78045 158 9 (Web only publication)
DPPAS 11481

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The respondent information form and consultation questionnaire are available in MS Word format (373k)

Contents

Covering letter

Part I - Introduction
What is the purpose of this consultation?
Who will be affected by the proposals in this consultation?
Have there been any previous consultations on this topic?
How do I comment on these proposals?
How do I respond?

Part II - Proposed changes to BSE Testing of cattle slaughtered for human consumption
Background
Legislation
Impact Assessment
What happens next?
Questions for stakeholders

Part III - Annexes
Annex A - BSE cases in healthy cattle slaughtered for human consumption in Great Britain since November 2005
Annex B - BSE cases aged less than 72 months in healthy cattle slaughtered for human consumption in Great Britain since 2005
Annex C - BSE Testing requirements for cattle slaughtered in Scotland by country of birth
Annex D - Copy of draft Commission Decision amending Decision 2009/719/ EC authorising certain Member States to revise their annual BSE monitoring programmes

Partial Business and Regulatory Impact Assessment